Rep. Fudge, Pelosi’s Main Challenger for the Speakership, Just Gave Her Support to the Minority Leader

Nov 21, 2018 - Time Magazine
The effort by a small group of Democratic lawmakers to keep Nancy Pelosi from reclaiming the speaker’s gavel hit another snag Tuesday evening when the one person who had emerged as a potentially challenger withdrew consideration. Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge, who said last week that she was mulling a bid for speaker, announced Tuesday evening — in a statement released by Pelosi’s office — that she refrain from challenging Pelosi. Not only that, but she would also support both Pelosi’s can