Pelosi urges Democratic unity amid Sanders surge Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders' surge in the presidential race, even as some House Democrats worry about a volatile election that ...
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Democrat establishment is nervous over his strong performances in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. With talk of a potential convention fight over the nomination looming, and senior party figures like James Carville and Rahm Emanuel sounding the alarm, Pelosi poured cold water on rumors of dissension within the Capitol Hill wing of the party.
"Whoever our nominee is we will support, with respect for his or her positions.”
"It is not unusual for a party platform or the candidates for president to have their own agenda that they would put forth. And it's not unusual for the House of Representatives to have its agenda, as well. We have to win in certain particular areas. We're not about a popular vote in the country or in particular states, in terms of your Electoral College. We are in district by district. And that's how we won last time we demonstrated that we know how to win."