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Staying Power

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Nancy Pelosi seems to think nothing is changing except her job title – from “Speaker of the House” to “Minority Leader”. Not all members of her party are going with the flow. Mike Quigley of Illinois tells the Boston Globe she’s “politically toxic”.

My political pledge – no more melting metaphors. UPDATE: Here’s a good explainer by David Broder about how the Democratic leadership changed its rules to avoid change.