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Just a few Democrats defect from Nancy Pelosi during House speaker election

Just a few Democrats defect from Nancy Pelosi during House speaker election

Essential Politics: Assembly votes to confirm Becerra as attorney general, more candidates enter the race to replace him in Congress Jan. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.

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