Thursday, November 15, 2018

Pelosi path to Speaker a lot tougher than she thought

This is a battle between the wacky progressive Democrats who make the base of the Dem Party and the establishment Democrats who run the show. 
This is going to be a good watch.  

Washington Post reports House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday faced solid opposition from at least 17 Democrats and encountered a significant bloc of undecided women in her bid for speaker, setting the stage for an intense battle over who will ascend to one of the most powerful positions in Washington.

After a campaign in which some Democrats prevailed in competitive districts by promising to oppose her, a coalition of incumbents and newly elected members have denied her a smooth path to the speakership. Those ranks could swell as more races are called.

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