Nov. 18 (UPI) — Home Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi to guide the get together as Home speaker Wednesday, regardless of shedding seats that left Democrats clinging to a majority.
Pelosi ran unopposed in addition to Home Majority Chief Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Home Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D.-S.C. The three Democrats have held their positions within the Home for the final 14 years.
“As we go ahead with liberty and justice for all, we should accomplish that, listening to the American folks, listening to one another with respect, appearing to unify,” Pelosi stated. “Joe Biden is a unifier, so that can make it simpler for us.”
The Democrats will enter the following Congress with about 221 seats after holding 232 seats within the final session. That quantity may change with a number of Home races nonetheless undecided.
Final week, Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., retained his spot as Senate minority chief whereas Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., gained one other time period because the Senate majority chief.