Pelosi says she will run again as U.S. House speaker if Democrats control chamber

Asked if she planned to run for another term as U.S. House speaker if her political party keeps its majority, she said, "Yes, I am."

  
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak to reporters after their coronavirus relief negotiations with Treasury SecretaryA Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. August 7, 2020.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak to reporters after their coronavirus relief negotiations with Treasury SecretaryA Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. August 7, 2020.

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WASHINGTON- Nancy Pelosi will seek to continue to lead the U.S. House of Representatives as speaker if Democrats keep control of the chamber in the Nov. 3 election, she told CNN in an interview on Sunday.

Asked if she planned to run for another term as U.S. House speaker if her political party keeps its majority, she said, "Yes, I am."

(Reporting by Susan Heavey Editing by Nick Zieminski) ((sheavey@thomsonreuters.com; +1 202 843 6600;))

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