The caucus vote is just the first of two key elections Pelosi needs to win. The full House formally votes on its next speaker on Jan. 3, the first day of Congress' next session.
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Eleven House Democrats and five incoming freshmen have signed a letter committing to oppose Nancy Pelosi's speakership bid on the House floor.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues to express confidence she will be elected speaker of the House despite effort by small group of Democrats who say enough members want change to defeat her.
While some are calling for her to step aside Rep. Nancy Pelosi continues to raise money and campaign across the country. She downplays ideological splits in the party and pledges a check on Trump.
If being speaker of the House remains the most coveted job on Capitol Hill, it has also become the most frustrating. And to be frank, it's more likely to crash a career than to cap it these days.