• Nancy Pelosi is using gender to win over progressives in her fight to become House speaker

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she is confident that she's the best choice to be the next speaker of the House - and that a movement against her within her own party is motivated by sexism.
    But the opposition to her - largely coming from centrist Democrats - have taken offense to that charge and may put up Rep. Marcia Fudge, a former leader of the Congressional Black Caucus, to challenge Pelosi.
    With no strong alternative for speaker in the left wing of the party, progressive groups have begun to fall in line behind Pelosi - and they're also charging her opponents with...
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