Slim margins, COVID-19 absences threaten Nancy Pelosi’s Speaker election

Posted by on January 2, 2021 7:03 pm
Categories: US National Stories

What would ordinarily be a day of celebration Sunday as new representatives flock to the US Capitol for swearing-in has Democrats sweating over the re-election for their leader, Speaker Nancy Pelosi. With Pelosi’s party holding only 222 seats — and with an unknown number of representatives sidelined by COVID-19 — things may get complicated. Under…