Democrats eager to fill power vacuum after Pelosi exit

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2022
From The Center

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) isn’t showing her cards, but the longtime Democratic leader has vowed that this year will be her last at the top of the party, auguring a fast-approaching power vacuum that younger lawmakers have been salivating to fill for more than a decade.  

A new generation of ambitious Democrats is looking to push aside the old guard of octogenarians — Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) — but the veteran No. 2 and No. 3 leaders have been forecasting a different scenario, reaching out to...

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https://thehill.com/homenews/house/589108-democrats-eager-to-fill-power-vacuum-after-pelosi-exit

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