House Democrats Select Nancy Pelosi as Minority Leader

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House Democrats voted for their leadership for the next Congress today. In the wake of painfully disappointing results for Democrats on Election Day, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was facing a leadership challenge from the relatively unknown Ohio Representative Tim Ryan.

Despite challenges for new leadership, Rep. Pelosi won over House Democrats in a vote of 134 to 63. Amber Phillips, reporter for The Washington Post’s The Fix blog, has the details.