Not so fast.
High-level Democratic sources in the House tell ABC News Pelosi is seriously considering staying in Congress and running for the position of minority leader.Pelosi is methodically calling every Democratic House member who won on Tuesday, as well as many who lost, sources tell ABC News. In the process, she is weighing her options and gauging her support.
Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC), a member of the conservative Democratic Blue Dog coalition, is urging Pelosi not to run and threatening to challenge her if she does. Another member of the Blue Dog coalition, Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT), told Politico that Pelosi should not stay on. “We just got whupped,” he said.
Pelosi added, “It’s never been about me. It’s about how our caucus goes forward to fight, continue our fight for the middle class.” Pelosi considers running for minority house leader. Pelosi and her typically its not me its you, that crazy wascially wabbitt.