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Why One Rank-And-File Dem Went From Wanting Leadership Change To Backing Pelosi

November 15, 2018 5:14 pm

A few months ago, I had an off-record conversation with a House Democrat who surprised me by saying he strongly wanted to see a new leader of the House Democratic caucus in the next Congress. He surprised me again today by saying he was firmly behind House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) bid to be speaker.

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