Nancy Pelosi Dismisses Polls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., greet family members before a funeral service for former Rep. John Dingell, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington. Dingell, who represented southeast Michigan for 59 years in the House of Representatives, died last week at age 92. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)

At a glance

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insists that polls showing a grim midterm elections outlook for her party are mistaken and that Democrats are “in great shape” for Election Day.
  • Pelosi acknowledged that inflation is an issue but dismissed its electoral impact.
  • Pelosi argues that the abortion issue will have an outsized impact on the election, despite its waning importance to voters in polls.

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