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Himes to Dems who oppose Pelosi — put up alternative or shut up

WASHINGTON – With the help of members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the next Speaker of the House. But Pelosi still needs to win over some rebellious Democrats who want a change in leadership. Continue Reading →

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Hayes says she’ll support Pelosi, so do all other CT lawmakers

WASHINGTON – After saying during her campaign that she would not back her bid to lead House Democrats in the next Congress,  Rep.-elect Jahana Hayes on Tuesday said she will support embattled House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. That makes support for Pelosi’s bid to hold the Speaker’s gavel unanimous among the members of the Connecticut delegation to the U.S. House. Continue Reading →

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Hayes not your typical freshman, will join group of black lawmakers with growing influence

WASHINGTON – When she’s sworn into the next Congress, Rep.-elect Jahana Hayes will not be your typical freshman lawmaker with limited influence. Instead, she will be joining a group with the outsized clout — and the ability to potentially block Nancy Pelosi’s bid to be re-elected Speaker of the House. Continue Reading →

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