The Washington Post reports that, “Pelosi faces daunting challenge in speaker’s bid as Democratic foes stand firm.” We were curious as to what the newest, youngest and lately, most quoted member of the New Democratic Caucus thought about Nancy’s chances to be Speaker of the House. As it turns out, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez thinks about a lot of things….
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday faced solid opposition from at least 17 Democrats and encountered a significant bloc of undecided women in her bid for speaker, setting the stage for an intense battle over who will ascend to one of the most powerful positions in Washington.
After a campaign in which some Democrats prevailed in competitive districts by promising to oppose her, a coalition of incumbents and newly elected members have denied her a smooth path to the speakership. Those ranks could swell as more races are called.
Random deep thoughts by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: