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Obama praises 'extraordinary' Pelosi amid leadership battle

Nov 20, 2018 - CNN

CHICAGO (CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama offered effusive praise of Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday as the Democratic leader faces opposition to her bid for House Speaker.

"I think Nancy Pelosi, when the history is written, will go down as one of the most effective legislative leaders that this country's ever seen," Obama said at a live taping of "The Axe Files" podcast, produced by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics and CNN.

"The Axe Files" is hosted by David Axelrod, Ob...