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The House Elects a New Generation of Leaders

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries becomes minority leader, but Rep. James Clyburn stays in the game

(Newser) - Rep. Hakeem Jeffries made history on Wednesday: With his election as House minority leader, the 52-year-old Democrat became the first Black lawmaker to head a political party in Congress, per the AP . Time points out it's not the only first, flagging the fact that the "top ranks of...

Biden Asks Congress to Block Rail Shutdown

Pelosi agrees to have House take up legislation this week

(Newser) - President Biden urged Congress on Monday evening to immediately approve legislation that would head off a railroad shutdown by forcing workers and companies to enact the tentative agreement they reached in September. Without final approval of the deal, a shutdown could begin Dec. 9, per Axios . "As a proud...

Woman Accused of Stealing Pelosi's Laptop Convicted on 6 Counts

Though not, however, the one involving the laptop

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania woman linked to the far-right “Groyper” movement was convicted Monday of several federal charges after prosecutors said she was part of a group that stormed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, the AP reports. Riley June Williams...

What We Know About Pelosi's Expected Successor
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Pelosi's Expected Successor
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What We Know About Pelosi's Expected Successor

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York is a self-described Black progressive

(Newser) - As Nancy Pelosi steps down from her leadership post among House Democrats, she promises not to be a meddling "mother-in-law in the kitchen" as a new generation takes over, per the Daily Beast . And while her successor as party leader in the chamber has not been officially chosen, pretty...

Nancy Pelosi Giving Up Party Leadership Post

But she is not retiring from Congress

(Newser) - Nancy Pelosi won't be House speaker next year , but she's not retiring from Congress, either. In a speech Thursday to the House, Pelosi told her fellow lawmakers that she would continue to represent her San Francisco constituents but would not seek re-election to a leadership position in the...

Pelosi Suspect When Told to Drop Hammer: 'Ummm Nope'

Charging document details what happened between Paul Pelosi, suspect in Oct. 28 break-in

(Newser) - David DePape, the suspect in the attack last month on Paul Pelosi , was indicted Wednesday on charges of assault and attempted kidnapping. Politico notes these charges handed down by a federal grand jury supplant similar ones filed in an earlier complaint . The six-page document details how the San Francisco Police...

Youngkin Sends Nancy Pelosi 'Personal Note' of Apology

Governor told rally that GOP voters were sending her to be with husband after attack

(Newser) - Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin says he has sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a personal note to apologize for remarks he made about the Oct. 28 attack on her husband. "There’s no room for violence anywhere, but we’re going to send her back to be with him in...

'I Never Thought It Would Be Paul,' Pelosi Says

Speaker says attack will affect her decision on whether to retire

(Newser) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that the attack on her husband will influence her decision on whether to retire from office if Republicans win control of the House from Democrats in Tuesday's midterm elections. Pelosi made the comment in an interview with CNN scheduled to be shown Monday...

Pelosi Speaks With 'Grateful Heart' on Husband's Attack
Pelosi Speaks on Husband's
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Pelosi Speaks on Husband's Attack, Midterms

House speaker says Paul Pelosi is home after 'tragic' assault in their San Francisco home

(Newser) - A week after her husband was brutally attacked in their San Francisco home, Nancy Pelosi emerged to make her first public comments. "It's with a grateful heart that I thank you for being here," Pelosi said in a video she posted to her Twitter and YouTube accounts...

Alleged Pelosi Attacker May Be Deported

Canadian David DePape was in US illegally after traveling legally here in 2008

(Newser) - The man suspected of attacking Paul Pelosi , the 82-year-old husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, last Friday isn't in the United States legally, though he came here legally nearly 15 years ago. That's per Department of Homeland Security officials, who said Thursday that 42-year-old Canadian David DePape entered...

Hospital Releases Paul Pelosi After Attack

House speaker's husband goes to San Francisco home to recover

(Newser) - Paul Pelosi was released from a hospital Thursday and is recovering at his San Francisco home from a violent attack by an intruder last week. The husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suffered a fractured skull in the attack, as well as injuries to his right arm and hands. He...

Alleged Pelosi Attacker Said He Had Other Targets: Cops

Meanwhile, sources say US Capitol Police caught break-in on surveillance feeds

(Newser) - The moment David DePape allegedly used a hammer to break a glass panel and enter the San Francisco home of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was caught on surveillance video as part of the security the US Capitol Police installed around Pelosi's home—but no one was watching...

Pelosi Attack Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

David DePape is being held without bail

(Newser) - A San Francisco judge on Tuesday ordered the man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home, attacking her husband with a hammer, and seeking to kidnap her, to be held without bail. Adam Lipson, a lawyer for defendant David DePape, entered a not guilty plea on DePape'...

Feds Say Attacker Planned to Break Nancy Pelosi's Kneecaps

David DePape wanted to interrogate speaker about 'lies,' prosecutors say

(Newser) - The man accused of breaking into the San Francisco home of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband early Friday has been hit with federal charges including assault of an immediate family member of a US official with the intent to retaliate against the official on account of the performance...

Nancy Pelosi Speaks Out on Her Husband's Assault

Meanwhile, sources say alleged attacker had zip ties with him

(Newser) - The man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi had duct tape and a bag of zip ties with him, according to multiple sources who spoke to CNN . Sources also tell the network that suspect David DePape, 42, was the one who purchased the hammer with which Pelosi was assaulted . According to...

Pelosi Attack Suspect's Blog Had Gory Images, Talk of Fairy

Blog attacked Democrats but said nothing about the House speaker

(Newser) - In blog posts by the man held in the assault on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband shortly before the attack, David DePape shared gory images of headless bodies, rants about Jewish and Black people, and accounts of an invisible fairy that sometimes appeared to him. The posts included attacks...

Demonization of Nancy Pelosi Has Been Years in the Making

House speaker is a regular recipient of Republican rage in ads and on Capitol Hill

(Newser) - Before the 2010 election marked by the tea party's ascent, the Republican National Committee reworked its website, changing the display to a "Fire Pelosi" theme that depicted the speaker of the House engulfed in flames. Such attacks have been regular parts of GOP campaigns ever since, before the...

Paul Pelosi Attacker Allegedly Shouted, 'Where Is Nancy'
Attempted Murder Charges
in Pelosi Home Attack
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Attempted Murder Charges in Pelosi Home Attack

Police say intruder assaulted House speaker's husband with a hammer

(Newser) - New details emerging in the assault on Nancy Pelosi's husband suggest the attacker went to their home looking for the House speaker. The intruder who broke into the couple's San Francisco residence overnight Thursday was shouting, "Where is Nancy?" according to multiple reports, including at the Washington ...

Nancy Pelosi's Husband Attacked at Home, Hospitalized

Assailant who broke in and assaulted Paul Pelosi is in custody, says office of House speaker

(Newser) - (Updated with new information throughout.) A jarring story out of San Francisco: Nancy Pelosi's office says somebody broke into her home overnight and "violently" assaulted her husband, Paul, reports the San Francisco Chronicle . The House speaker herself, who has been on the road stumping for Democrats, was...

Pelosi in New Jan. 6 Footage: 'I'm Gonna Punch Him Out'

Never-before-seen video shot during riot shows House Speaker Pelosi's shock, anger at Trump

(Newser) - The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot on the US Capitol held its final public hearing before the midterms on Thursday, in which it resumed making its case against Donald Trump and even voted unanimously at the end of the hearing to subpoena the former president to testify....

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