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The Hill: Pelosi: ‘People are dying’ because McConnell won’t bring up gun legislation

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s failure (R-Ky.) to bring up meaningful gun legislation in the upper chamber, arguing that “people are dying” because of his refusal. “Lives are at stake. Sen. McConnell is standing in the way,” Pelosi told reporters in Washington, noting that the House made an effort to address gun violence […]

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The Denver Post: Nancy Pelosi stops in Broomfield to defend Obamacare from all sides

With her chief legislative accomplishment under attack from the political left and political right, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a friendly crowd here Wednesday afternoon that much is at stake in the fight to preserve the nearly decade-old Affordable Care Act. “The times have found us,” the California Democrat said, quoting a Founding Father, Thomas Paine. “This […]

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KCBS Radio: Nancy Pelosi Urges More Women To Run For Office

Mountain View — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it takes courage for women to enter politics, despite the gain they have made in Congress since she first took office. The number of female representative has quadrupled since Pelosi entered Congress in 1987. More encouragement, however, is needed, Pelosi said on Monday at an event at NASA’s Ames […]

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San Francisco Examiner: Pelosi comes out against JUUL ballot measure

JUUL’s ballot effort to repeal a San Francisco vape ban was dealt a blow Wednesday night. Addressing a crowd of San Francisco Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she’s firmly against the tobacco-industry city ballot measure, Proposition C. Speaking to San Francisco Democrats at the local Party’s annual dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel downtown, Pelosi spared […]

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Pelosi Remarks at EMILY’s List Ignite Change San Francisco Regional Lunch

San Francisco, California – Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered the following remarks at the EMILY’s List Ignite Change San Francisco Regional Lunch: Speaker Pelosi. Good afternoon, EMILY’s List! Thank you, Yvette Nicole Brown. As your fan, I’m honored to be introduced by you. As Speaker of the House, it is my privilege to bring […]

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St. Louis Public Radio: Pelosi Wants ‘Spark’ Of Illinois Democrats

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rallied with Illinois Democrats Wednesday in Springfield. She was the keynote speaker at one of the party’s biggest annual meetings — the Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association brunch. Democrats spent the morning in a packed hotel ballroom celebrating their state legislative accomplishments. Gov. J.B. Pritzker listed them off, including […]

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