Posts Tagged ‘Nancy Pelosi’

Rasmussen – Approvals and disapprovals for Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Harry Reid

Friday, September 2nd, 2011


WSJ: Ending Bush Era Policies Proves Difficult for Democrats

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009


Closing the book on the Bush administration’s national security policies is proving trickier by the day for President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has become a central figure in an increasingly public dispute over what she knew and when she knew it about the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of harsh interrogation tactics. The speaker raised the stakes Thursday, accusing the CIA of deliberately misleading her and the U.S. Congress on their techniques. (For more, read this story in today’s WSJ.)

“By doing what she did yesterday, [Pelosi] has assured that she will remain a central character in the political fight that is raging. But whether by design or accident, she also succeeded in enlarging a controversy that is no longer a sideshow,” according to a Washington Post analysis piece.