Unions and civil rights groups are among those going to bat for the longtime Democratic leader.
Democrats are emboldened by the midterm elections, as their expected House majority continues to grow to a dozen seats or more. That has them ready to resist the president.
Previous attempts to depose the longtime party leader have failed. Now her critics are counting on a crop of incoming lawmakers for reinforcement.
The daughter of former vice president Richard B. Cheney is running for House Republican Conference chair.
Long derided by Republicans, she must now traverse internal Democratic fights to regain the speakership.
A small group of Democrats could demand a leadership shake-up, and Pelosi’s critics might have the numbers to do so.
The win gives Democrats their first majority under President Trump.
If Democrats win Tuesday, Pelosi could return as speaker eight years after losing her gavel — if frustrated young lawmakers let her.
President Trump and other Republicans are seeking to rile their base by stoking fears about undocumented immigrants, while Democrats warn of a threat to Americans’ health insurance.
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.), who has cast himself as a moderate on immigration policy, made at a $25-per-ticket event in his Denver-area district.