Nancy Pelosi's file

Pelosi

Democrat from California

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is the minority leader of the U.S. House. Formerly the speaker of the House from 2007-11, Pelosi has been the House Democratic leader since January of 2003.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True6 (%)(6)
  • Mostly True4 (%)(4)
  • Half True12 (%)(12)
  • Mostly False8 (%)(8)
  • False9 (%)(9)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

Recent stories featuring Nancy Pelosi

Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.

Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 Most Popular Fact Checks of 2018

Claims on highly-charged topics from immigration to mass shootings to California’s stark divide between the rich and the poor all made PolitiFact California’s Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2018.

So the Democrats won the House. What legislation might follow?

The election’s over, with the Democrats winning the House and losing a few seats in the Senate. Now what?

All of PolitiFact California’s fact checks on gun violence

Since PolitiFact California launched in late 2015, we have produced more than a dozen fact checks and articles on guns and mass shootings. We rated each claim based on information known at the time. Much of the work remains relevant as assertions over guns and gun violence continue to spill into the public square, some vetted and others devoid of fact.

The most outlandish, Pants On Fire! claims we fact-checked in 2017

President Trump’s repeated and unsubstantiated claims on California voter fraud during the 2016 election plus a series of intentionally false stories about the state’s deadly wildfires all earned a Pants On Fire in 2017.