May 20, 2019

Pelosi gets JFK Profile in Courage award for health care, House leadership

 Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks onstage after receiving the 2019 Profile in Courage Award at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library And Museum on May 19, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: Paul Marotta/Getty Images

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston Sunday night for her work to expand health care access for Americans and for leading Democrats' efforts to retake the House and "elect the most diverse Congress in our nation's history."

Details: At the event in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Pelosi spoke out against Alabama's restrictive abortion ban. "I don't think any politician should have anything to say about a woman’s timing or size of her family or a woman’s health," she said. President Kennedy's daughter, Caroline Kennedy, gave Pelosi the award.

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