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POLITICO: Democrats’ early money haul stuns GOP

Democratic candidates are reporting historic early fundraising totals, alarming GOP strategists and raising the prospect that 2018 could feature the most expansive House battlefield in years. Animated by opposition to President Donald Trump and the Republican congressional majorities, at least 162 Democratic candidates in 82 GOP-held districts have raised over $100,000 so far this year, […]

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Washington Post: Nancy Pelosi’s fundraising breaks $25 million for 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has raised nearly $26 million for her party in 2017, a significant leap for a non-election year, according to fundraising figures furnished by the California Democrat’s political team. Most of Pelosi’s $25.9 million haul was directed toward the coffers of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which will be leading the […]

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Washington Monthly: Nancy Pelosi Is the Most Effective Member of the Resistance

I argue often with liberals, progressives and varieties of lefty about the Democratic Party’s future. The occasions for the arguments are usually my insistence that party leaders dedicate some time to courting the votes of the white working class. This arouses frequently a predictable response, something to the effect of: If the Democratic Party again […]

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Pelosi touts Philadelphia’s pre-K plan

Philadelphia’s new pre-K program is a model for the country, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said Tuesday at a meeting with local providers and elected officials who stressed the need for more state and federal funding to further grow the initiative. “Something great is happening in Philadelphia when it comes to universal pre-K […]

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Pelosi Plans to Stay Tuned To Both Washington and S.F.

Jerry Roberts, Political Editor PUBLICATION: THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE DATE: June 3, 1987 Newly elected Representative Nancy Pelosi plans to be a bicoastal congresswoman who champions gay rights and labor in Washington and keeps in close touch with politics back home. “My congressional service will be marked by everybody in the district being part of the decision-making […]

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POLITICO: Obama: Pelosi an ‘outstanding partner’

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who wants to remain the top Democratic House leader even as some moderate Democrats urge her to step aside in the wake of the new Republican majority, “has been an outstanding partner for me,” Obama said at a news conference in Seoul. … “I think that what we will naturally see is […]

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