Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Pelosi Plans Parliamentary Maneuver Pelosi Plans Parliamentary Maneuver

This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Pelosi Plans Parliamentary Maneuver

photo of Billy House
December 3, 2012

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement that the message from the American people is clear on the fiscal cliff: “We need solutions, not stalemates.”

She said if the speaker refuses to schedule a vote this week on a Senate-passed bill to freeze tax rates for those making up to $250,000 set under President George W. Bush – but not on net incomes higher than that – “Democrats will introduce a discharge petition to automatically bring to the floor.”  

It is doubtful, however, that such a parliamentary procedure will advance very far, given that a significant number of Republicans would have to sign on to the petition to provide the required majority of House members to bring such a measure to the floor.

 

Job Board
Search Jobs
Digital and Content Manager, E4C
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
PRODUCT REVIEW ENGINEER
American Society of Civil Engineers | CA
Neighborhood Traffic Safety Services Intern
American Society of Civil Engineers | Bellevue, WA
United Technologies Research Fellow
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
Process Engineering Co-op
American Society of Civil Engineers | Conshohocken, PA
Electrical Engineer Co-op
American Society of Civil Engineers | Findlay, OH
Application Engineer/Developer INTERN - Complex Fluids
American Society of Civil Engineers | Brisbane, CA
Application Engineer - Internships CAE/CFD Metro Detroit
American Society of Civil Engineers | Livonia, MI
Chief Geoscientist
American Society of Civil Engineers
Application Engineer - Internships CAE/CFD Metro Boston
American Society of Civil Engineers | Burlington, MA
Professional Development Program Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
Civil Enginering Intern - Water/Wastewater/Site-Development
American Society of Civil Engineers | Sacramento, CA
Staff Accountant
American Society of Civil Engineers | Englewood, CO
Biomedical Service Internship Position
American Society of Civil Engineers | Flint, MI
Comments
comments powered by Disqus