Democrats to determine leaders after disappointing election

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House Democrats on Wednesday will launch the delicate affair of choosing their leadership team in the next Congress, a routine exercise that’s taken on outsized significance following the party’s battering at the polls two weeks ago. Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy PelosiMcConnell wants deal this week on fiscal 2021 spending figures Business group calls for national mask mandate, COVID-19 relief Ted Cruz slams fellow senator as a ‘complete ass’ over wearing mask MORE (D-Calif.) and her top lieutenants — Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Steny Hamilton HoyerTop Democrat calls Trump’s Afghan drawdown ‘the right policy decision’ as others warn of ‘mistake’ Hoyer calls for changing House rules to shield whistleblowers This week: Clock ticks on coronavirus, government funding deals MORE (D-Md.) and Majority Whip Jim Clyburn James (Jim) Enos ClyburnDemocrats to determine leaders after disappointing election Dear fellow Black voters: Thank you Michael Moore implores Biden to reject ‘cowardly center,’ embrace progressive values during first term MORE (D-S.C.) — are all running uncontested, setting the stage for the same power lineup to return for another term after 14 years together at the helm.That grip on authority comes even despite some rank-and-file lobbying for a leadership facelift following a dismal election cycle when …

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