House Democrats Re-Elect Pelosi As Leader

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Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, arrives for the House Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, for the leadership elections. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)

House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday. The California lawmaker, who has led the party since 2002, turned back a challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan. The secret ballot vote was 134-63.

NPR’s Ron Elving (@NPRrelving) talks with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the state of the Democratic Party in the wake of the election result.

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