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Oh, happy day: House Democrats reelect Pelosi as leader

posted at 3:20 pm on November 29, 2012 by

There were a few grumblings about opposing her bid, but they apparently didn’t amount to anything significant and she’s officially back for another round as Democrats’ House leader. I can hardly contain my rapture.

House Democrats will go into the 113th Congress with their leadership team largely unchanged after rank-and file members voted Thursday to keep Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) and her top lieutenants at the head of the party.

The elections were largely a technicality and Pelosi and the other leaders were all chosen by “unanimously by acclimation,” according to Democratic leadership aides, indicating there was a voice vote rather than a roll-call tally.

Heading into the vote, several conservative-leaning Blue Dog Democrats – including Reps. Jim Matheson (Utah) and John Barrow (Ga.) – had indicated they would oppose the liberal Pelosi for the minority leader position. But the voice vote meant their opposition was not officially recorded.

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You don’t change horses in mid-stream. The war against the economy isn’t over yet.

DeathtotheSwiss on November 29, 2012 at 3:22 PM

It was a toss up between that old hag nan and dingy ding dong harry as to who I detest more! But dingy is getting WAY WAY ahead daily!

letget on November 29, 2012 at 4:01 PM

“I can’t tell you how good I will be, until you elect me”…it’s a winner every time…

right2bright on November 29, 2012 at 4:02 PM

AAaagghhh, the Blue Code of the politicians and the great fraternity of politicians of both parties. Both parties argue and scream at each other like lawyers in the court only to have a few beers later. The behavior is the same for our politicians.

mixplix on November 29, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Total Political War, Year 6

faraway on November 29, 2012 at 4:54 PM


Pork-Chop on November 29, 2012 at 5:01 PM

You can’t fix stupid.

Susanboo on November 29, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Of course the Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the House.

Nancy Pelosi is the best representative of the modern Democrat Party.

Who better to represent the Democrat Party than a power-hungry Socialist from the People’s Republic of San Francisco?

wren on November 29, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Which just proves the maxim that liberal men are whipped.

John the Libertarian on November 29, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Nancy has the Big $$$ behind her.

Punchenko on November 29, 2012 at 9:58 PM

What were they gonna do–pick a guy named “Steny”? Nobody listens to guys named “Steny”.


Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on November 30, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Thats good. After a 2014 historic defeat, she’ll probably flame out in a blaze of glory. Steny may even got Bon Jovi to do the honors.

tommy71 on November 30, 2012 at 8:50 AM


tommy71 on November 30, 2012 at 9:13 AM

House Democrats reelect Pelosi as leader

…that says it all!

KOOLAID2 on December 2, 2012 at 12:25 PM