But on the first day of the new legislative session in the House, Pelosi maintained that her focus remains squarely on that chamber. Counting down from February, Pelosi noted there are nine months until Election Day, and each one of those is crucial.
“We have to have every one of those days very, very healthy days so that in nine months we give birth to this wonderful victory,” she said.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.