The Daily 202: Generational Divide Fuels Nascent Democratic Revolt In House
The Daily 202: Generational divide fuels nascent Democratic revolt in House
Nancy Pelosi arrives at DCCC headquarters for a meeting. (Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA)
With Breanne Deppisch
THE BIG IDEA: The uprising inside the House Democratic caucus is about much more than last week’s election results.
Yes, Nancy Pelosi poorly managed expectations. At one point, she said that her party could pick up the 30 seats necessary to win the House majority. Even during the home stretch, she mulled a gain of more than 20 seats. She wound up getting only six.
But the blow-up that caused the postponement of leadership elections from this Thursday to Nov. 30 – a decision made at the end …