Nancy Pelosi will remain as House Minority Leader according to her office.
Pelosi will remain the most vocal liberal voice in Congress opposing the Republican agenda, despite a second straight election in which her party failed to win back the majority.
Pelosi wants to play a crucial role in developing a responsible deficit reduction package
Today is the 10th anniversary of Pelosi’s election as the first woman to lead a political party in Congress. Sources said she want to continue to “play a crucial role in developing a responsible deficit reduction package – working with President Obama and our colleagues in the Senate – that protects Social Security and Medicare, the middle class and children, while asking the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share.”
Democratic leadership to remain as it was
Pelosi’s decision to stay on is likely to leave the current Democratic leadership team almost entirely in place, with a pair of fellow 70-somethings — House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), 73, and Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.), 72 — continuing in their roles as Pelosi’s Nos. 2 and 3 deputies, respectively.
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