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Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured with Rep. Cuellar. Speaker Pelosi's quote is highlighted: "He is a valued member of our caucus. He is not pro-choice. But we do need him."

Democratic Leadership Supports Pro-Life Incumbent Over Progressive Challenger

Abortion Lobby Doubles Efforts That Would Turn the Seat Red Fairfax, VA May 18, 2022 - A Democratic primary challenger to incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar called House leadership to withdraw their endorsement of the incumbent Congressman. House Majority Whip Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) campaigned recently with Cuellar to reinforce the endorsement and stress that the Democratic Party is inclusive and does not have a litmus test. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer have also endorsed Congressman Cuellar. “We appreciate the Democratic leadership supporting Congressman Cuellar and promoting a big tent approach to election success,” said Kristen Day, Executive...

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SENATORS ON RECORD TO ELIMINATE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR ABORTION PROVIDERS

Bill would also mandate late-term abortion in all 50 States Fairfax, VA - Senator Schumer scheduled a second vote to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a bill that would go further than Roe. The legislation failed to garner the 60 vote threshold required to move the bill forward for debate. “This is an extreme bill that goes further than Roe,” said Kristen Day, Executive Director, Democrats For Life of America. “Senator Schumer wanted to put Senators on record and he may not like the outcome this fall. A vote against abortion extremism will bring voters to the polls - particularly in the states like Ohio, Georgia, and Arizona that are toss-ups.” The legislation would prohibit...

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