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What to know about Hakeem Jeffries, Pelosi's likely successor as House Democratic leader

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2022
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Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she will not seek reelection as leader of the House Democrats at the start of the next Congress, when fellow California Rep. Kevin McCarthy succeeds her as speaker and Republicans take the majority.

"For me, the hour's come for a new generation to lead the Democratic caucus that I so deeply respect, and I'm grateful that so many are ready and willing to shoulder this awesome responsibility," she said in a speech from the House floor.

The two other top leaders in the Democratic caucus, House Majority Leader...

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