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Politico: Political shakeup looms in California

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From top left, clockwise: Jerry Brown, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Antonio Villaraigosa, Gavin Newsom and Kamala Harris are pictured in this composite. | Getty

Politico

By ALEXANDER BURNS | 7/20/14 5:29 PM EDT – Updated: 7/21/14 6:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES — The rumblings are early but unmistakable: A political earthquake is — finally — headed to California.

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The Hill: Pelosi, Dems doubling down on ObamaCare

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The Hill

March 19, 2014, 02:51 pm
By Mike Lillis

House Democratic leaders are doubling down on their bet that President Obama’s healthcare reform law will benefit them politically at the polls in November.

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Politico: House Democratic leaders won’t apologize for Obamacare promise

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Pelosi says the president’s words in his promise were ‘absolutely’ precise. | John Shinkle/POLITICO

By SEUNG MIN KIM | 11/14/13 6:45 PM EST

President Barack Obama issued a rare presidential apology when he expressed remorse for promising to Americans that they could keep their insurance plans if they liked their current coverage.

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Politico: Bad blood: Four feuding leaders

By JOHN BRESNAHAN and MANU RAJU | 10/4/13 4:58 AM EDT

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid privately told fellow Democratic senators this week what he really thought of Speaker John Boehner.

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The PE: POLITICS: Pelosi, Democrats remain focused on majority push

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Published: 03 September 2012 – 02:08 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Hailing Nancy Pelosi as the once and future speaker of the House, Democrats here said they see a path to a new majority this November – and a pair of Inland races figure prominently in their plans.

To read story by Ben Goad in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

SFChronicle: Nancy Pelosi lays plan to regain House speakership

Rep. Nancy Pelosi needs a gain of 25 House seats.

Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Washington — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is predicting that Democrats will recapture the House in November, a move that could open the possibility of the San Francisco Democrat regaining the speakership and becoming the first politician to return to that office after a defeat since Texas Democrat Sam Rayburn in 1955.

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SFChornicle: Pelosi aide calls ’60 Minutes’ report a ‘smear’

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Washington — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office accused the news program “60 Minutes” of omitting key information from its report Sunday on how members of Congress use privileged information to profit from stock trades.

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RollCall: Lawmakers Deny Insider Trading in ‘60 Minutes’ Report

By Ryan Teague Beckwith
Roll Call Staff
Nov. 13, 2011, 8:49 p.m.

Updated: 10:30 p.m.

Members of Congress may be personally profiting from insider information they gather while legislating, according to a “60 Minutes” report that aired tonight.

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Politico: The Democrats’ brutal weekend

Two members of a Republican rally in Anaheim, Calif. | AP photo

In the eyes of the experts, the House Democratic majority most likely won’t survive Nov. 2

By JAMES HOHMANN | 10/17/10 6:10 PM EDT Updated: 10/18/10 5:06 AM EDT

More bad polls. More bad fundraising numbers. More dreary talk on the Sunday shows.

It added up to a brutal weekend for Democrats, as the consensus among election analysts, already bearish on the party’s prospects, took a turn for the worse over the past 48 hours.

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SFChronicle: Pelosi to Arnold: Washington ain’t picking up your tab

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Joe Garofoli
SF Chronicle – Politics Blog

No love from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Guv Schwarzenegger’s idea to get $ 6.9 billion from the fed government to help plug

California’s budget hole. The Speaker — in SF Saturday for a New Year’s…

No love from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for Guv Schwarzenegger’s idea to get $6.9 billion from the fed government to help plug California’s budget hole.

The Speaker — in SF Saturday for a New Year’s Party (yes, really..geez, are we THAT desperate for a party in SF) — told me so her very self:

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