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Pelosi

Democrat from California

Rep. Nancy Pelosi has served as speaker of the U.S. House since January 2019. Formerly the speaker of the House from 2007-11, Pelosi served as the House minority leader from 2003 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2019.

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Johnson, Nixon, Clinton, Trump: 9 questions about impeachment

As the House impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump grinds forward, we decided to answer some basic questions about the impeachment process both today and in American history. Here are 10 questions and answers.

In context: Sean Hannity’s conflicting remarks on jailing political opponents

After Fox News host Sean Hannity criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments on putting President Donald Trump in jail, some people said he was guilty of a double standard. PolitiFact looked back at Hannity's past suggestions that Hillary Clinton be put behind bars.

After doctored Pelosi video, expert warns of unchecked ‘misinformation campaigns’

Should social media platforms such as YouTube and Facebook remove videos manipulated to embarrass politicians and distort their speech? PolitiFact California spoke with a UC Berkeley computer science professor and digital forensics expert for answers to questions about these doctored videos.

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ muddy the campaign trail

Talking points can lead to public misperceptions

Trump rests national emergency declaration on border ‘invasion.’ Here are the facts

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to move forward with his campaign promise of building a border wall with Mexico. Trump said he expected to be sued over his declaration, even though declarations are often signed.

National emergency declarations are signed relatively frequently by presidents, but Trump downplays the political implications of his move and the fact that many immigration experts and lawmakers question the existence of the crisis Trump says justifies his declaration.