Pelosi on N.C.'s 9th, Sage Grouse in Spotlight and CR-unch Time: Today in Washington

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Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took questions Thursday on the contentious race for North Carolina’s 9th District. President Donald Trump rolled back more environmental protections pertaining to a chicken-like bird that roams oil country, and Congress passed a continuing resolution, or CR, that will fund the government for two more weeks, as lawmakers hunker down for an impending funding fight during the holidays.