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AP: Pelosi says Congress should weigh policy change on nukes

October 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested Thursday the U.S. should revisit its policy on nuclear weapons to institute a “no first use” protocol. That would mean the U.S. would not unleash nuclear weapons unless another country did first.

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New York Times: Though Out of Power, Democrats Are Winning the Fight, Pelosi Says

October 1, 2017

Representative Nancy Pelosi might have retired from Congress had Hillary Clinton been elected, content that she was leaving the government in capable female hands. “One of the reasons I stayed here is because I thought Hillary Clinton would win, we’d have a woman president and so there would be a woman not at a seat at the table, but at the head of the table for the world,” said Ms. Pelosi, the liberal Californian and longtime leader of House Democrats.

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Pelosi Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Food Stamp Program

September 29, 2017

On this day, we celebrate 40 transformational years of the Food Stamp Act, a landmark achievement that has lifted up millions of hard-working families and ensured that countless children, seniors, veterans and vulnerable communities have food on the table.  For decades, Democrats have strengthened and modernized this vital initiative, in doing so, have built stronger and healthier communities across America.

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CNN: Schumer, Pelosi: Dreamers are as American as apple pie

September 29, 2017

By: Nancy Pelosi and Charles E. Schumer The Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was both morally and economically wrong. It was an assault against young people in communities across our country who are American in every way but one — their paperwork — and who embody our nation’s values: […]

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Editorial Boards: Latest Trumpcare Bill is the Worst One Yet

September 20, 2017

Senate Republicans are planning to bring their latest version of Trumpcare (Graham-Cassidy bill) to the floor for a vote next week – putting millions of American families at risk of losing access to affordable health care. With shattering consequences of higher health costs for less coverage, gutting key protections, a crushing age tax, and stealing from Medicaid, hard-working people will suffer just so Republicans can hand massive tax breaks to the rich and corporations.

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Insurers, Bipartisan Governors, Physicians, Hospitals, Seniors, Etc. Oppose Latest Version of Trumpcare, Graham-Cassidy

September 20, 2017

After numerous failures to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have revived Trumpcare and made it worse than ever. Under the Graham-Cassidy bill, veterans, seniors, working families, women, Americans with pre-existing conditions and rural communities will suffer just so Republicans can hand tax breaks to the wealthiest.

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AP: After Trump deal, Pelosi predicts greater leverage for Dems

September 11, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi predicted on Friday that Democrats will have increased leverage on immigration and other issues, after a debt and disaster aid deal they cut with President Donald Trump passed the House on the strength of Democratic votes.

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The Denver Post: A Better Deal? Yes, Pelosi and the Democrats are on the right track

September 1, 2017

Democrats have a clear vision for how they’d lead the country if in power, and the Republican president has been in office for less than eight months.

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New York Times: Pelosi Calls for Confederate Statues to Be Removed from Capitol

August 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Democratic leader, called on Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues from the United States Capitol, opening a new front in the debate ignited by the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.

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Washington Post Blog: Don’t argue with Pelosi on this one, Republicans

August 15, 2017

On Monday, after President Trump’s grudging denunciation of neo-Nazis and white supremacists, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) released a statement:

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