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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
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House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday. The California lawmaker, who has led the party since 2002, turned back a challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan. The secret ballot vote was 134-63.

NPR's Ron Elving (@NPRrelving) talks with Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson about the state of the Democratic Party in the wake of the election result.

This segment aired on November 30, 2016.

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