Election 2012

Speculation About Pelosi's Future as GOP Keeps Control of House

Does she want to remain minority leader?


House Republicans easily kept control of the lower chamber on Tuesday, a result that will only intensify questions about the political future of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

The California Democrat had worked tirelessly this election cycle — including a torturous, non-stop run over the last 100 days — to bring the Speaker's gavel back into Democratic hands, visiting scores of battleground districts and raising tens of millions of dollars for struggling members of her party.