Pelosi, Democrats prepare to relinquish power in the House
January 4th, 2011
08:26 AM ET
3 years ago

Pelosi, Democrats prepare to relinquish power in the House

(CNN) - Nancy Pelosi, who made history as the first female Speaker of the House, ends her tenure this week as a new Republican majority prepares to take power Wednesday.

Led by incoming speaker John Boehner, the GOP has pledged to roll back many of the reforms implemented by the Obama administration and Democrats, including health care reform, which were outlined in the Republican "Pledge to America."

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  1. rebecca chargois

    yes this is meaningless this is how the gop operate thay do not care about the american people at all this is why i dont like the gop because of this type of things thay do but it wont matter because its nothing that thay can do about this and thay should just be about working together with the demacrats

    January 4, 2011 09:28 am at 9:28 am |
  2. gt

    america can breath again since the wicked witch form the west now has lost her power..i cant believe she still the house democrats leader,,, oh well .. if you do what you always done ... you will get what you always got....a leader who only cares for her ideas ,, not the peoples... good ridence.....

    January 4, 2011 09:40 am at 9:40 am |
  3. Sherri W.W.#1~ ILLinois

    Nancy Pelosi is a fine woman and will be known in history as the best Speaker of The House,in modern times.A lot of people who actually know nothing about her,said mean things about her. The real facts are that,Ms.Pelosi has been in the corner of the poor /and middle class,fightng for our rights. She will be sorely missed as Boehner,McConnell an Cantor continue to bring this country,and the middle class who have made our nation great,completely down.Lets hope sense prevails and these guys and their ilk,are voted out ,and President Obama voted in again in 2012. He is the only hope the bottom 98%of Americans have left,no doubt about it.

    January 4, 2011 10:13 am at 10:13 am |
  4. Charlie from the North

    Hat's off to a great job. Don't stay away too long.

    January 4, 2011 10:28 am at 10:28 am |
  5. mark

    After four years of of democratic super majority. It is time the silent majority is heard.

    January 4, 2011 10:30 am at 10:30 am |