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Washington Post: Nancy Pelosi donates her speaker’s gavel and suit to the Smithsonian

March 8, 2018

This wasn’t your average dry-cleaning drop-off: On Wednesday morning, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi handed over a burgundy skirt-suit to the Smithsonian Institution — not for a steam-and-press but to become, along with the gavel she wielded as the first female speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, part of the collection of artifacts documenting women in U.S. history.

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USA TODAY: Nancy Pelosi’s all-day marathon speech sets record as longest continuous speech since at least 1909

February 8, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's all-day speech broke a record for longest-continuous speech in House history. The California Democrat spoke for more than 8 hours before yielding the floor. It was the longest continuous speech since at least 1909.

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New York Times: Nancy Pelosi Held House Floor for 8 Hours to Advocate for ‘Dreamers’

February 8, 2018

WASHINGTON — Representative Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, took to the House floor at precisely 10:04 a.m. E.S.T. Wednesday, intent on speaking about the young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers.” More than eight hours later, she finally stopped talking. Her marathon monologue — highly unusual for the House, which has no equivalent to the filibuster in the Senate — came as Republicans are scrambling to pass legislation to keep the government open. A short-term funding bill expires on Friday.

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CNN: Pelosi urges Ryan not to let House Russia probe shut down

December 22, 2017

(CNN)House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter Thursday to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging him not to allow the House Russia investigation to be shut down.

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Associated Press: Pelosi and Rhode Island Democrats denounce GOP tax plan

November 7, 2017

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation jointly denounced the new Republican tax plan Monday in the hopes of rallying the public against it.

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Los Angeles Times: Pelosi calls out California Republican members as ‘lemmings’ for supporting tax bill

November 2, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said the state's Republican members are lining up "like lemmings" to support a tax bill Democrats say will harm their constituents.

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McClatchy: Pelosi: Vote for the budget would make Republicans ‘accomplices’ in a California tax hike

October 26, 2017

After weeks of silence, California’s 14 Republican members of Congress will have to weigh in for the first time this week on a tax plan that could hit millions of Californians.

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Pelosi, Schumer Urge President Trump To Veto Just-Passed Bill That Provides Legal Immunity To The Most Egregious Corporate Actions Of Big Financial Institutions, At The Expense Of Consumers & The Public

October 25, 2017

Pelosi, Schumer To President: If You Choose Not To Veto Bill, You Might As Well Hold Signing Ceremony With Former CEOs of Wells Fargo, Equifax & Special Interests On White House Lawn

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Los Angeles Times: Pelosi, in Los Angeles visit, calls on Congress to pass Dream Act

October 19, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called on the GOP-controlled Congress to pass the Dream Act by year’s end. Pelosi appeared at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights with community leaders and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients in Los Angeles. The San Francisco Democrat said she has confidence Republicans and Democrats will be able to […]

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Las Vegas Review Journal: Pelosi goes after Obamacare cuts, praises hospital staff in Las Vegas visit

October 18, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s decision to cut Obamacare subsidies “very destructive” on Tuesday during a health care roundtable discussion at University Medical Center.

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