House Democrats Adopt New Caucus Rules
House Democrats adopt new caucus rules
Rep. Tony Cárdenas, the House Democrats’ caucus leadership representative, said he and his successors should be able to serve two terms in the post, arguing four years gives a member time to grow into the position. | Kris Connor/Getty Images
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House Democrats approved a slate of new rules Tuesday to limit the time members of their caucus can serve in some leadership posts — but not the top-tier spots.
The rules package doesn’t apply to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California or Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland. Pelosi and Hoyer have led …