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South Florida Sun Sentinel: Pelosi promises Stoneman Douglas survivors: Universal background checks will be top priority if Democrats win the House

October 17, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi promised South Florida gun-control activists that universal background checks would be among Democrats’ top priorities if the party wins control of the House in the midterm elections.

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AP: Pelosi visits Puerto Rico, pledges to speed up recovery

July 30, 2018

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi pledged on Friday to help speed up the hurricane recovery process in Puerto Rico after a two-day visit to the U.S. territory with 15 other federal and local legislators.

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The Hill: Let Flint serve as a warning: Congress must to do more to improve the nation’s infrastructure

July 20, 2018

It is completely unacceptable that an American city—Flint, Mich.—still does not trust the drinking water coming out of the tap.

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Boston Globe Op-Ed: Let the Dalai Lama go home

July 13, 2018

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, celebrated his 83rd birthday last week. What a wonderful gift it would be if China would treat the Tibetan people with the dignity and respect they deserve, and let the Dalai Lama go home to Tibet, whether to visit or to stay.

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USA Today Op-Ed: Democrats have a better deal for teachers and our kids, too: Chuck Schumer & Nancy Pelosi

May 22, 2018

Democrats would invest in teacher pay, modern classrooms, special ed and low-income schools, and pay for it all. We'd also protect collective bargaining.

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Washington Post: Democrats’ newest midterm pitch: A crackdown on corruption

May 21, 2018

Democrats are preparing to highlight allegations of corruption surrounding the Trump administration — and a legislative agenda to prevent future abuses — as they continue rolling out their party platform ahead of November’s midterm elections.

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POLITICO: Pelosi leads delegation to Israel, Jordan

April 2, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will lead a delegation of Democrats to the Middle East beginning Saturday with stops in Israel and Jordan. Ten House Democrats will accompany Pelosi on the trip, which will focus on “global and regional security and cooperation issues,” according to her office. “Our delegation is pleased to be able […]

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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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