The closed-door vote Wednesday will let the San Francisco congresswoman shift from House speaker to minority leader in January, despite concerns by some Democrats that the party needs new 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.
KCBS political analyst Marc Sandalow says Tea Party candidates want the GOP to stay focused on unemployment and the flailing economy rather than religion this election season.
KCBS political analyst Marc Sandalow explains Senate debate on unemployment benefits for jobless Americans. Click to Listen