Pelosi: I’m Not Pushing To Be Speaker Again

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) stated at a press conference Thursday that she is not pressing to become Speaker of the House again.

“I’ve never pushed to become to become Speaker… what’s important is for the Democrats to have the majority.” (:13)

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Bentiu, South Sudan

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RNC Marks Tax Day With IRS Lawsuit

The RNC alleges that there has been undue delay over a FOIA request for documents related to the IRS scandal.