Nancy Pelosi: Congress Is 'Rigged' To Maintain The Status Quo, USA

The day after Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) and an all-male panel of his colleagues advanced a bill to restrict abortion rights across the U.S., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Congress is "rigged" to suppress the interests of women and keep their voices out of the discussion.

"This is an environment that is almost rigged, intentionally or not, wittingly or not, rigged so that the status quo just goes on," Pelosi told The Huffington Post in an interview. "We have to kick open the door and make our own environment, reduce the role of money [in campaigns], insist on the civility of debates, and bring more women here, and that's a better reflection of our country."

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