During her four years as speaker of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “has been, and always will be, a tireless champion for working families,” says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.
Last week, Pelosi said she would seek the House minority leader’s post in the next Congress where Republicans will have the majority. Trumka pointed to the many victories she has shepherded through the House, especially in the area of jobs, the top concern of 62 percent of the people who voted Nov. 2. Says Trumka:
Under her leadership the House has fought for good jobs here in America by ending tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas, has invested in infrastructure and green jobs and saved the domestic auto industry. continue reading

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