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Police Release Bodycam Video of Paul Pelosi Attack

Shows moment police open door and confront assailant next to Pelosi

(Newser) - Video released Friday shows the husband of Nancy Pelosi fighting for control of a hammer with his assailant during a brutal attack in the couple's San Francisco home last year. The body-camera footage shows suspect David DePape wrest the tool from 82-year-old Paul Pelosi and lunge toward him with...

Nancy Pelosi Details Husband's Recovery in Emotional Interview

'My dear husband, who's not even that political actually, paid the price,' she tells Chris Wallace

(Newser) - Nancy Pelosi has made no secret that it's going to be "a long haul" for Paul Pelosi , as he recuperates after an October attack in the couple's San Francisco home. Now, the former House speaker is talking more on that recovery process, in an emotional interview on...

John Boehner's Tears Return to the Capitol
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John Boehner's Tears Return to the Capitol

Former GOP speaker of the House gets misty-eyed at ceremonial unveiling of Nancy Pelosi portrait

(Newser) - On Wednesday, an official portrait for outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was unveiled in the US Capitol's Statuary Hall, honoring her role as the first woman speaker. The Washington Post notes that "a generation of congressional leaders fought back tears" during the ceremony—including one of the most...

Daughter's Film on Nancy Pelosi Shows 'It's Not an Act'

Alexandra Pelosi discusses new film and the attack that 'destroyed my faith in humanity'

(Newser) - Alexandra Pelosi is a bit biased, but she believes her mother is a master at her game. Hence why she's made a documentary on Nancy Pelosi's three-decade career in politics, debuting Tuesday night on HBO. Pelosi in the House is technically "not authorized," the filmmaker and...

House Clears Landmark Bill Protecting Same-Sex Marriage

Nancy Pelosi presides over 258-169 vote in one of her final acts as speaker

(Newser) - The House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages, a monumental step in a decades-long battle for nationwide recognition of such unions that reflects a stunning turnaround in societal attitudes, per the AP . President Biden is expected to promptly sign the measure, which requires all states to recognize...

At Jan. 6 Medal Ceremony, Officers Ignore GOP Leaders

Honorees have criticized response of McConnell, McCarthy to the attack

(Newser) - Police officers who defended the US Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack accepted Congressional Gold Medals on Tuesday but not the congratulations of Republican leaders. All senior congressional leaders took part in the ceremony honoring US Capitol Police officers; Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police; and others, Politico reports. "May this...

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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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
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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...

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