Pelosi Steps Down As Democrats’ Leader After Major Clean Energy Laws

November 17, 2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) announcement that she will step down as House Democrats’ leader at the end of this Congress signals the end of an era in which she helped enact an array of major climate and energy proposals over the past two decades, despite the Senate blocking cap-and-trade legislation over 10 years ago. Her Nov. 17 announcement comes amid expectations that split party control of Capitol Hill in 2023 would limit major legislative efforts next Congress, with Pelosi’s...

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