Democrats nominate Pelosi as House speaker

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(Worthy News) - Democrats overwhelmingly nominated Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker Wednesday despite staunch opposition earlier this month.

The representative from California ran unopposed for the speakership but still faces the full House in January, when she'll need a majority of votes to reclaim the speakership. There she could afford to lose up to 17 Democratic votes, assuming the party ends up with 235 members in the House after all congressional elections are finalized.

Pelosi had been campaigning behind the scenes for the post, but a small faction in the party pushed for someone else in the job. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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