August 21, 2018

Matthew Green, professor, politics, co-authored a blog for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage on the possible future for Nancy Pelosi.


Will House Democrats depose Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as their leader after the midterm elections? Scores of Democratic House candidates have been reluctant to back her. Some Democratic incumbents such as Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts have called for new leadership. And Republicans are running negative campaign ads that tie Democratic candidates to Pelosi.

These are significant signs that Pelosi’s hold on power is not absolute. Nonetheless, she still has some big advantages as the incumbent leader, making it far from clear that Democrats will replace her with someone else. 

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