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Pelosi Loses The Spotlight

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, past the set up for the news conference for House Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner of Ohio. The petite woman in purple silk edged her way behind a raucous mob of reporters awaiting the next speaker of the House, a speech to veterans behind her and an unclear future ahead. Attuned for four years to the comings and goings of current Speaker Nancy Pelosi, few in the crowd noticed, and none bolted the stakeout to follow her. It was a snapshot of Pelosi's state of political suspension in the last days of her history-making speakership, dethroned by the electorate and struggling to defend her grip on the leadership of her caucus. The spotlight has moved on. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Quotable Quote: "Nancy Pelosi is throwing a party to celebrate her time as Speaker of the House. If you would like to get her a gift, she's registered at Bed, Bath & Don't Blame Me" -- Jay Leno

Question: Would you like to see Pelosi become the Minority Speaker in the next Congress?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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