Nancy Pelosi on track to become House speaker after agreeing to term limit

Pelosi quelled a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional yearsNancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber’s top post.Moments after releasing a statement saying she was “comfortable with the proposal”, seven of her critics distributed their own joint comment, pledging to back the 78-year-old Pelosi. The California Democrat previously served as speaker from 2007 until January 2011, the last time the party controlled the chamber. Continue reading...

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