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Little House of the Pelosi: Democratic Caucus

Arthur Schaper, Because you have anointed The queen of Haight-Ashbury to be your minority leader—again—you have embraced your diminished relevance with a zeal that cannot be replicated. After fourteen years, and ten of those years in the minority, one would think that the Democratic Party would wake up and recognize that their leader is a

Fortunes rise and fall in bids to lead Congress; just look at Ryan, Pelosi

It is almost impossible to prophesize which lawmakers might matriculate into congressional leadership positions.  One lawmaker may appear to hold the inside track one day. And then the next, the dynamic evolves and the universe is different. That politician is suddenly on the outs.  This phenomenon unfolds constantly.  Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., was