Nancy Pelosi

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Donald Trump is tweeting about coups and civil wars and Speaker Pelosi is failing to lead."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi speaks with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith during a panel at The Texas Tribune Festival on September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas.
"The Democratic Party should be embracing our most fundamental values and put...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks to reporters after the Senate voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Capitol Oct. 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
"How long do you think McConnell would give it. A week?"


Dick Cheney, that "towering combination of inhumanity and cowardice," crawled out of his cave recently to declare that what any sentient being would call torture in fact "wasn't torture" and besides, “If I would have to do it all over again, I would” - a defense of torture several bridges too far for most of us, and at least one too far for Maine's Angus King, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Saying he was "stunned" by the remark, King added "if he doesn't think that was torture,...