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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Some House Democrats Pressing Pelosi To Step Aside

In a fresh sign of turmoil among defeated Democrats, a growing number of the rank and file say they won’t support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a politically symbolic roll call when the new Congress meets in January.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Pelosi To Seek House Minority Leadership

Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Out As Speaker; GOP Retakes U.S. House

Resurgent Republicans won control of the U.S. House Tuesday night and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s four-year tenure as the first female speaker in history neared an end.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

House Democrats Shelve Net Neutrality Proposal

House Democrats have shelved a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their networks.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010