Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Comes to Pennsylvania As Dems Try To Fix 2016 Errors

Nov 1, 2019
Kimberly Paynter / WHYY

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will speak at a first annual Pennsylvania Democratic Party dinner fundraiser, three years after Donald Trump's victory in the state stunned Democrats into trying to fix what went wrong in 2016's presidential election.

Friday's dinner is part of what state Democrats are doing to prepare for 2020 and beyond in the presidential battleground.

The party is employing perhaps its largest field staff ever in an off-year election to build relationships with local candidates and activists, including progressive groups that sprung up after Trump's victory.

Pelosi Downplays Spat With Trump In Pennsyvlania Appearance

May 24, 2019
Kimberly Paynter / WHYY

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in the Philadelphia suburbs Friday morning eager to move on from recent, high-profile spats with President Donald Trump.

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

Her party recaptured the House Tuesday and Pelosi plans to seek another term as speaker of the House. But Democrats will need to bridge the demands of progressives and moderates.

Keith Srakocic / AP

Vice President Mike Pence on Friday continued the effort of national Republicans to boost Pennsylvania state Rep. Rick Saccone (R - Elizabeth) in the special election to represent the 18th Congressional District south of Pittsburgh. It's part of their bid to maintain a majority in Congress through the midterm elections this year.