As Nancy Pelosi goes, so might a generation of her colleagues.Hey, San Fran Nan. Don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out.
If Democrats lose control of the House of Representatives next week, as most political observers expect, there is a good chance that the House Speaker will opt to spend time with her eight grandchildren rather than toil in the relative obscurity of the minority. Even if she wanted to stay on, it's not at all clear that she would win the position of minority leader: seven Democratic incumbents and several candidates oppose her leadership — on Wednesday, North Carolina Representative Heath Shuler suggested he might challenge Pelosi for the spot — and another 20 have refused to say one way or another. Pelosi is more likely to leave gracefully, trading the red-eye slog for the pleasant commute between her San Francisco and Napa homes, and leaving the caucus in the hands of majority leader Steny Hoyer, who has been chafing in her shadow for decades.
Other Democrats are sure to follow Pelosi out of the Capitol....
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Will Pelosi Leave If The GOP Wins The House?
Time Magazine states the following: