UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 16: Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., speaks during a press conference on deportation of veterans on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)
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Beto O’Rourke got an endorsement right out of the gate this morning from New York Rep. Kathleen Rice (D).

But note that she was one of the sixteen or seventeen House Democrats who signed that letter to prevent Nancy Pelosi from becoming Speaker, one of the leaders of that revolt that ended up fizzling out. In fact, she was widely seen as the leader of the effort, though Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) tended to get more attention for his opposition to Pelosi.

I’m basically a Beto agnostic. But this seems like a dicey positioning in this primary fight. Curious whether this is just random or the shape and positioning of his campaign.

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