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Pelosi: Democratic Candidates Should Not be Forced to Toe Party Line on Abortion

posted on May 3, 2017

The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty reports, “The Democratic Party should not impose support for abortion rights as a litmus test on its candidates, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Tuesday, because it needs a broad and inclusive agenda to win back the socially conservative voters who helped elect President Trump.” On abortion, Pelosi said, “It’s kind of fading as an issue. It really is.” Pelosi’s comments contrast with previously made comments by Democratic National Committee Chairman Thomas Perez, who said that abortion rights are “nonnegotiable” for Democrats.

Read at The Washington Post