Minority Leader Pelosi?

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    Battle lines are emerging in the House Democratic Caucus over Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) possible bid to stay on as the minority leader.

    Liberal Democrats are mobilizing in support of Pelosi remaining at the head of the party in the 112th Congress, while some centrists said she should step aside in the wake of the party's loss of around 60 House seats in Tuesday's election.

    Dems split over Pelosi bid for minority leader - TheHill.com

    As a Republican I remain hopeful that the democrats do keep her on as minority leader, however that would be ill advised from a political point of view as she will most likely cause the democrats more issues in 2012. I did hear that she has annouced her desire to run this morning so it should be interesting.
     
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    Yes she has announced. She must know she has the votes or it is doubtful she would do this. The voters are watching with 2012, in mind. :lol:
     
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    Frankly if I were a democrat I would want a new face in congress to be associated with the party so that voters would see some sort of positive move. However your most likely correct , she has the votes or she would not have announced it.
     
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    I hope they pick someone else. We need a change.
     
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    Palin on a Republican Ticket = Good for Democrats.

    Pelosi on a Democrat Ticket = Good for Republicans.
     
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    wow, I first thought this was horsehockey, as krauthammer said; how food a week are the republicans having? IF she succeeds in staying on top, this is a gift. IF I were a dem. house member, knowing 12 will be a national election and a dem senator I would work against this.
     
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    If the Democrats do not stand beside, behind and in front of Nancy Pelosi after she fought so hard for the Democrats platform, and succeeded, those Democrats that abandon her are the biggest punks in the world, and their wives should worry if a mugger came upon them that she would have to fight the mugger herself and then run real hard to catch up with him, and to have a Republican tell me what to do is unimaginable.
     
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    Unfortunately it is too difficult to believe dems will be enough stupid to hold Pelosi.
     
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    Pelosi can be blamed for the massive bloodletting that just occurred. I'm quite surprised that cooler heads ala old dems circa late 50's haven't prevailed to expunge this type of progressivism. It is amazing to watch. I guess they're a glutton for punishment as the decimation will continue in 12 if she stays on as leader.
     
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    hello, those that stood WITH her and made these past successful votes possible are pretty much all gone dude, the ones rahmn recruited so they could enact a dem platform.Apparently they are from districts that don't believe in what the, and this is key- the DEMOCRATIC leadership does, you know the old bulls who used them and then threw them away. Cannon fodder, thats all they were.
     

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