Articles Tagged “Nancy Pelosi”

  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi is a target of protest over her defense of NSA surveillance.  File photo by Luke Thomas.

    Broad Coalition Targets Pelosi Over NSA Surveillance, Protests Set for Sunday

    Widely cited as the member of Congress most responsible for beating back a legislative challenge to NSA surveillance programs a week ago, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is now facing a backlash in her tech-savvy San Francisco district.

  • California Democratic Party Chair John Burton administered the oath of office Wednesday to the newly-elected 32-members of San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee.  Photos by Luke Thomas.

    Mary Jung Elected SF Democratic Party Chair as Newly Elected Members Take Office

    California Democratic Party Chair John Burton administered the oath of office to the newly elected members of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee Wednesday night at the first general meeting of the local Democratic Party’s governing board following the June 5th Primary Election.

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    Why I am Voting for Barry Hermanson for Congress

    Whether or not you like the new “Top Two” primary system, that is the way it is this year. And it is a real possibility that Green Party candidate Barry Hermanson could be facing Nancy Pelosi in November, if Barry comes in second in the primary.

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    Pelosi Honored by Labor; Decries Supreme Court as “Last Precinct”

    Republicans led by presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney are accusing the Democrats of waging a class war, destroying the economy’s job-creating potential by strangling corporations and small business in burdensome regulation and taxes.

  • “Making Us Sick:” Occupy Groups Target Wells Fargo Board Member Over Foreclosures

    An ACCE and Occupy Bernal letter of demand addressed to Dean and hand-delivered to his Dignity Health office in San Francisco, demands he stop Wells Fargo, the nations largest mortgage provider, from foreclosing homes on San Francisco residents, particularly those homeowners in hard-hit areas in the Bayview, Excelsior, and Bernal Heights neighborhoods.

  • Hundreds Celebrate Life of Labor Leader Walter Johnson

    The ceremony was simple, but the celebrants were remarkable. No less than the Episcopal Bishop of California, Marc Andrus, and the Dean of Grace Cathedral, Jane Shaw, presided over the service. In attendance included Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Attorney General Kamala Harris, State Senator Mark Leno, Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Supervisor Eric Mar, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and former Mayor Art Agnos.

  • Peskin Discusses his Support for Nancy Pelosi’s Reelection Bid

    Peskin Discusses his Support
    for Nancy Pelosi’s Reelection Bid

    By Luke Thomas October 8, 2008 San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin echoed his support for Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her reelection bid yesterday and took aim at Cindy Sheehan’s grassroots campaign alleging…

  • The “Experience of Being Wrong”

    Cindy Sheehan Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan August 26, 2008 Denver, CO – I did not watch Ms. Pelosi’s speech at the DNC. I was actually giving a speech of my own in…

  • “Peace Mom” v. “Guardian of Power”

    Photos by Luke Thomas By Stephen Lendman Credit both titles to the book authors. Cindy Sheehan as a mother, peace activist, and now candidate to succeed Nancy Pelosi in California’s Eighth Congressional District. Pelosi as…

  • Nancy Pelosi: Speaker of the House of Bush

    Nancy Pelosi: Speaker of the House of Bush

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    Sheehan Calls for a Revolution

    Cindy Sheehan Speech at Fat City, 6/28/08 from fogcityjournal on Vimeo. By Luke Thomas June 29, 2008 Independent candidate for Congress Cindy Sheehan yesterday called for a revolution in America to help bring to an…

  • Misleader Nancy Pelosi, Meet Your Replacement

    Misleader Nancy Pelosi, Meet Your Replacement

    June 12, 2008 Luke ThomasLuke Thomas is a former software developer and computer consultant who proudly hails from London, England. In 2001, Thomas took a yearlong sabbatical to travel and develop a photographic portfolio. Upon…

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    Bay Area News Briefs

    Bay City News June 3, 2008 Pelosi Says Obama Won’t be ‘Backing In’ to Nomination House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday Sen. Barack Obama would not be “backing in” to the Democratic presidential nomination if…

  • Whose War?

    Cindy Sheehan Photos by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan “I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks…

  • Mother’s Day 2008:
    Peaceful Idealism vs. Political Pragmatism

    Candidate for the Eighth Congressional District, Cindy Sheehan, with two of her youngest constituents that she hopes to protect from the “carnage of the war-machine.” Photo via Cindy Sheehan By Cindy Sheehan May 11, 2008…

  • Give Me a “d”

    District 8 Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan. Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan April 28, 2008 “But it was only over time that I came to understand Sheehan as a Jeffersonian Democrat in the best…

  • Sheehan files to oust Pelosi

    Independent candidate Cindy Sheehan (center) and Campaign Manager Tiffany Burns (left) head to the San Francisco Department of Elections Friday to formally declare Sheehan’s intent to challenge Speaker Nancy Pelsoi for the 8th Congressional seat.…