Seth Moulton seemed to be in Nancy Pelosi’s fan club. And then he wasn’t.

Congressman Seth Moulton at the Salem Gay Pride Parade.

Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff

Moulton, who represents the North Shore in the House, has adopted a striking change in posture about Pelosi.

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Seth Moulton seemed to be in Nancy Pelosi’s fan club. And then he wasn’t.

Moulton, who represents the North Shore in the House, has adopted a striking change in posture about Pelosi.

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