House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) confirmed in a news conference that she would remain at the top of the Democratic caucus for at least two more years. Pelosi, 72, held a news conference Wednesday morning flanked by female lawmakers and lauded the diversity of the incoming Congress, including in her caucus, the majority of which will be made up of women and minorities. A source close to Pelosi told CBS News: "She will continue to lead a united Democratic Caucus that will play a crucial role in developing a responsible deficit reduction package."
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