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19 House Dems Vote Against Pelosi for Minority Leader

By    |   Wednesday, 05 Jan 2011 03:39 PM

It’s not just Republicans who are fed up with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Nineteen Democratic representatives failed to back her in the House vote for minority leader Wednesday, The Hill reports.

Pelosi, Minority, leader, vote, againstOf those 19 members, 11 voted for Rep. Heath Shuler, D-N.C., while others voted for Rep. John Lewis, the new whip from Georgia; Rep. Steny Hoyer, Md.; Rep. Dennis Cardoza, Calif.; Jim Costa, Calif.; Jim Cooper, Tenn.; and Marcy Kaptur, Ohio.

Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop voted "present," and Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio, who had expressed opposition to Pelosi, didn’t vote. Costa and Cardoza voted for each other.


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It s not just Republicans who are fed up with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Nineteen Democratic representatives failed to back her in the House vote for minority leader Wednesday, The Hill reports.Of those 19 members, 11 voted for Rep. Heath Shuler, D-N.C., while...
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