Washington Post: Pelosi, amid lengthy campaign swing, announces $34 million haul for Democrats

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, hoping to once again earn the title of House speaker, said Tuesday that she has raised more than $34 million for Democrats during the most recent fundraising quarter, from July to September.

That showing brings Pelosi’s total for the midterm cycle to nearly $122 million and highlights her continued role as one of the Democratic Party’s top fundraisers.

The announcement comes as she continues an East Coast trip that has taken her from Philadelphia over the weekend, where she campaigned for House candidates Madeleine Dean and Mary Gay Scanlon, to New York City on Monday, to Massachusetts on Tuesday, and to Florida later this week.

On Wednesday, Pelosi (Calif.) is set to stump in Coral Gables with two Democratic women hoping to flip Republican seats to Democrats in South Florida — Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who is challenging Rep. Carlos Curbelo, and former Health and Human Services secretary Donna E. Shalala, who is running for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

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