U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi listens to a question during a news conference in Washington

 
U.S. House Minority Leader Pelosi listens to a question during a news conference in Washington
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) listens to a question during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 15, 2011. Republicans introduced a $915 billion spending bill in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday in an attempt to force Democrats to finalize legislation that would keep the U.S. government operating beyond the weekend. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)