Democrats choose Hortman as next House Speaker


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thenewstribune— Legislative leadership is changing at the Minnesota Capitol after Democrats wrested control of the state House. Democrats won the House majority in Tuesday's election by flipping 18 mostly suburban districts … Click to Continue

@thinkprogress—The Democratic debate about the next House Speaker, explained. Democrats’ debate about who should be the next Speaker of the House is starting to get interesting. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is still considered the favorite to be the House Speaker when the new Democratic majority is seated in January. But it’s starting to look like a leadership challenge to Pelosi, who has […]

NPR.org—Congressional Democrats Split On Support For Nancy Pelosi As Next House Speaker. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Democratic Reps. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois and Tim Ryan of Ohio about California Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid to become the next Speaker of the House.

CNBC—16 Democrats say they will oppose Nancy Pelosi as the next House speaker. In a letter to fellow Democrats, 16 current, future or potential House members called to replace Pelosi when the party takes control of the House in January.