Still in Charge: Nancy Pelosi Elected House Minority Leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still in charge by winning the votes to become House Minority Leader. 41 Congressmen and Congresswoman voted against Pelosi leadership after a bruising loss of the House of Representatives in the November 2nd Midterm elections.  From Politico:

In a nearly six-hour marathon, closed-door meeting of House Democrats on Wednesday, Pelosi wrapped up the votes for minority leader to easily defeat a quixotic challenge by North Carolina Rep. Heath Shuler, winning 150 votes to Shuler’s 43.

But the 43 votes against her reveal that a divided caucus — still reeling from the loss of at least 61 seats — will not be as pliable for the California Democrat as it once was.

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