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Nancy Pelosi’s Brilliant Career; nonfiction

May 05, 2020 - The New York Times

Molly Ball’s biography reveals a shrewd and battle-hardened political leader.

PELOSIBy Molly Ball

House Speaker Nancy Pelosihas been right about a lot. She was right in the early 1990s, when, as a fierce critic of China’s human rights record, she rejected the bipartisan faith that economic liberalization in China would inevitably lead to greater democratization. She was right again in 2003 when, as the leader of the House Democrats, she was one of the few party leaders to oppose ...