“Nancy Pelosi is someone who absolutely loves to be part of the architecture of big major decisions, the big issues.”Progressives need Pelosi at that negotiating table rather than her heir apparent, the Blue Dog-leaning Steny Hoyer. She's meeting with caucus leadership on Tuesday, and with the full caucus on Wednesday, when we might learn more about her plans. But at this point, it looks like she's staying put.
With fiscal cliff negotiations coming up, she said it would be surprising if Pelosi chose to leave her high-profile seat. Wasserman Schultz continued, saying, “Plus, you know, we had a successful election and we've got a job to finish. So just knowing her, that's my gut feeling.”
12:52 PM PT: We'll know soon enough: