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Lacking an Alternative, House Dems
Tap Pelosi to Stand for Speaker

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 11/18/2020 1:37:40 PM

House Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to another term as House Speaker on Wednesday, with no other representative competing for the post, and she must now prevail in a floor vote in January to officially retain the gavel. Pelosi has served as House Speaker from 2007 to 2011 and again from 2019 to the present. Democrats also nominated House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland and Majority Whip James Clyburn of South Carolina to additional terms. The nomination comes after Democrats lost a string of House seats, which has considerably thinned the party’s majority. Republicans stand to gain as many as 13 seats once election results are finalized

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Reply 1 - Posted by: reefdiver 11/18/2020 1:44:43 PM (No. 609620)
The nightmare returns
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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie 11/18/2020 1:46:40 PM (No. 609622)
Was there any doubt?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 11/18/2020 1:47:56 PM (No. 609624)
Last I heard they were considering Hakeem Jeffrey (sp?), who is not Speaker material at all. Are that bereft of leadership talent or are they all scared to be the head of anything? Just a bunch of pathetic, useless trough-slurpers….
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gruntmedic 11/18/2020 1:57:51 PM (No. 609634)
The squad will try to put more pressure on her,but other Dems are afraid of a wipe out in 2022. She may not be able to keep them all in line. They too an butt whooping this election. Dems in energy districts won't want to go along. Republican s will control 37 states, with redistricting coming up. Ny will lose one or two seats. Pa ,mi will lose seats FLA and tx will gain seats
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 11/18/2020 1:58:23 PM (No. 609635)
Can "lacking an alternative" possibly be so true as to yield only Pelosi?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Highlander 11/18/2020 2:09:17 PM (No. 609641)
Nothing like winning a seat nobody else wanted. She’s getting that gavel by default. The Democrat Party is a sorry mess.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 11/18/2020 2:17:17 PM (No. 609646)
In a party that claims such erudite powers of legislative, social, and economic policies and knowing what is best for our republic, they continue to scrape the bottom of the barrel.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Northcross 11/18/2020 2:28:15 PM (No. 609652)
If whoever tried to unseat her failed, that congressperson would have an office in the 3rd stall of the basement restroom and would chair the select subcommittee on janitorial services.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 11/18/2020 2:37:14 PM (No. 609656)
Ha Ha 2022 elections. Good one.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Krause 11/18/2020 2:39:06 PM (No. 609657)
All the good democrats left the party over the years. As bad as they are, she and Biden are the best the dems have!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: JL80863 11/18/2020 2:46:47 PM (No. 609661)
Who's her embalmer?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mizzmac 11/18/2020 3:12:23 PM (No. 609680)
The fact that Democrats "lack an alternative" to Pelosi tells you how utterly bankrupt of talent they are. Pathetic.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Starboard_side 11/18/2020 3:20:39 PM (No. 609689)
Republicans won all 27 "toss up" seats, and also gained seats. Picked up additional State house seats too. And yet somehow Joe Biden is a historically better candidate, by NOT campaigning, than both Hillary and Barack?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: geminale 11/18/2020 3:31:00 PM (No. 609702)
Truly they could not do better, which is an indictment itself.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: NancyD 11/18/2020 4:19:00 PM (No. 609730)
Am I the only one who thinks this is great and hysterical at the same time? She sucks as a leader, ineffective, her teeth fall out of her mouth when she talks, and she’s an awesome poster child for the Dems. we couldn’t ask for a better speaker for the Dems!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Venturer 11/18/2020 4:24:32 PM (No. 609734)
I know where I would like to tell her top put that gavel. Very little sunshine there. It's funny all of those Democrats and they all like playing second fiddle to that old woman with dementia.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: bamboozle 11/18/2020 4:25:05 PM (No. 609735)
Trouble is that she's 2nd in line to the presidency.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: watashiyo 11/18/2020 5:09:37 PM (No. 609782)
Proof all Democrats are not Patriots.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Chiritwo 11/18/2020 6:25:07 PM (No. 609834)
There must be some moderate democrats who know what is going on. Where are they? Is it time to leave the party that left you? As all normal people know, the only way Biden gets into the White House is by massive fraud. Do you really want this? Remember, you have to look at yourself in the mirror every morning knowing you and your party cheated. Nancy again - no wonder they had to cheat.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jalo1951 11/18/2020 7:02:28 PM (No. 609855)
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Reply 21 - Posted by: anniebc 11/18/2020 8:46:36 PM (No. 609945)
Where is the black caucus demanding that Shelia Jackson Lee or that other one, Mad Max be made speaker? What's wrong with those field hands? Oh, they already have a field hand at position number three.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/18/2020 9:20:46 PM (No. 609964)
I would like to see either Maxine Waters or Sheila Jackson Lee become House Speaker. SNL needs some new material.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: smokincol 11/18/2020 10:07:01 PM (No. 609981)
it's true the demcoms do not have anyone in their ranks who can assume the position of Speaker
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Reply 24 - Posted by: mifla 11/19/2020 4:47:46 AM (No. 610104)
Sheeple doing as they are told.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: kiwinews 11/19/2020 9:47:09 AM (No. 610371)
If they tapped her - hard - with that giant freaking FYOU gavel she was swinging after they rammed through O-care, I'd be pleased.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 11/19/2020 11:26:41 PM (No. 611142)
What a bunch of crack heads!
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