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Nancy Pelosi’s Mathematics Problem: Once and Potentially Future Speaker Struggles to Reach 218 Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top House Democrat and the only declared Democrat candidate for speaker, is reportedly having issues securing a majority of 218 votes in the new Congress that will be seated next year. That is the requisite number of members she needs to publicly cast votes for her on the Floor if she wants to regain the speaker’s gavel in the next Congress now that Democrats have retaken the House majority.

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Nancy Pelosi to Democrats: Don’t Mention Trump

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told CNN’s Dana Bash Monday morning in New York that she is advising Democratic candidates for Congress not to mention President Donald Trump in their campaigns.

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Nancy Pelosi Promises to Be Short-Lived Speaker of the House

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) suggested to the Los Angeles Times Friday that while she intends to be Speaker of the House if Democrats win the midterm elections, she might considering limiting her time in office.

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Nancy Pelosi Tells Harvard: Democrats Could Win ‘Tsunami’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told students at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on Tuesday that Democrats will win the midterm elections, and the only question is whether there will be a “wave” or a “tsunami.”

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Obama to Rally for California Democrats in 7 Key Races

Former President Barack Obama will hold a rally on Saturday in Southern California on Saturday that will feature seven Democrats running in key U.S. House districts currently represented by Republicans.

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Nancy Pelosi Calls for ‘New Leadership,’ Refuses to Step Aside

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told Bay Area public radio station KQED on Wednesday that Democrats needed “new leadership” — but she herself is not stepping aside and is continuing her quest to return as Speaker of the House if her party wins the midterm elections in November.

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Trump: Nancy Pelosi ‘Should Definitely Be Given a 4th Chance’

President Donald Trump taunted would-be Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday evening, urging Democrats not to distance themselves from their unpopular House of Representatives caucus leader because she is a “wonderful person” who “should definitely be given a 4th chance.”

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Congressional Black Caucus to Challenge Nancy Pelosi for Speaker: Report

The Congressional Black Caucus is reportedly planning to challenge House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for the position of Speaker of the House after the November midterm elections — assuming Democrats win the majority. In May, Pelosi, 78, declared that