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  • US House Democrats on Wednesday voted to keep House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her job for another two years despite losing seats to Republicans in the November 3rd elections.

  • I'm thrilled.

  • I'm excited and I can't wait to be elected boat Working With a new president of the United States, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, leading up to the November 3rd elections, Democrats were optimistic that they would build on their majority.

  • But with the outcome of some races still to be determined, Democrats could possibly lose up to a dozen or so seats, making it more difficult for them to push their legislative agenda through the House.

  • Pelosi, however, on Wednesday said she wasn't dismayed by the slim down majority.

  • But having the majority having the gown holding the house and winning the White House is time.

  • It is opportunity for us to work together with the president with and having a president has an important unifying impact as well, especially when he's a unifier like Joe Biden.

  • Also re elected to the House Democrats team were Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Majority Whip James Clyburn, among others.

  • As speaker, Pelosi, who is 80 years old, sets the agenda in the House and his second in line for the presidency.

  • Thank you.

  • The full House still must vote for speaker in early January, when Republicans will put up their own candidate for the job but are likely to lose since they will still be in the minority.

US House Democrats on Wednesday voted to keep House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her job for another two years despite losing seats to Republicans in the November 3rd elections.

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House Democrats back Pelosi for another term as speaker

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/22
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