White men now a minority among House Dems

Nancy Pelosi said today that she would again seek the top spot among her Democratic colleagues in the House, a bid for which she is not expected to see much opposition.

She made the announcement today flanked by female lawmakers — a bit of theater to underscore the fact that for the first time in U.S. history, a party faction in Congress is made up of a majority of women and minorities.

In contrast, House Republicans are still predominantly white men.

More: http://usat.ly/QdWbpi

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    Demographics of voters and representatives are changing with every election cycle. This is very interesting. The 2008...
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    That’s incredible.
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    #change
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