Pelosi does mom’s day with mothers in the military


House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), landed in Qatar Friday to spend Mother’s Day in the region with mothers serving in the Armed Forces there. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pelosi and four other women House members landed in Qatar Friday to spend the weekend with U.S. troops in the region. This is Pelosi’s fourth annual Mother’s Day trip to hang out with the troops — and specifically mothers serving in the Armed Forces who won’t be home with their kids.

Others in the congressional delegation are Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio), Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), and Terri Sewell (D-Ala.). They’ll be back early next week.

Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993.

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