House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has taken the choice to formally announce her departure from her position in the House leadership. This move comes after Pelosi has spent the last twenty years leading her party's caucus in the House of Representatives.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi: "I will not seek reelection to Democratic leadership in the next Congress. For me, the hour has come for a new generation to lead the Democratic caucus that I so deeply respect." pic.twitter.com/GmzFZstqHv
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Pelosi, a Democrat from California, took the floor on Thursday to pay tribute to the many remarkable people who have served in the House of Representatives before her. Among those she honored were Abraham Lincoln and Shirley Chisolm. Pelosi took the floor to pay tribute to the many outstanding people who have served in the House of Representatives before her.
The Speaker of the House congratulated her fellow Democrats on their success in the midterm elections and said that they had surpassed expectations. Pelosi also spoke on the progress that has been made by women from the time of her first election in 1986. This was in the year that she became the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Pelosi will proceed to represent all of San Francisco's residents in the House of Representatives in her current capacity as an at-large representative. Who will take her place at the helm of the party is still up in the air at this point.
The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on Oann.