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Growing list of House Democrats oppose Pelosi as leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looks ahead to the new Congress in an op-ed column she wrote for USA Today Wednesday, but she continues to face a small rebellion from her own colleagues about returning as Democratic leader.

On Tuesday, two lawmakers — Representatives Marcy Kaptur of Ohio and Peter DeFazio of Oregon — urged that the leadership elections now scheduled for next week be put off until December to give Democrats more time to consider what went wrong. And two Illinois lawmakers from the Chicago area – Representatives Mike Quigley, a more liberal lawmaker, and moderate Dan Lipinksi – joined those who said they would prefer another person at the helm.

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