WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 17: U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) (2nd R) speaks to reporters as blue dog Democrats U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC) (L), U.S. Rep. Mike Ross (D-AK) (2nd L) and U.S. Rep. Jim ... more 
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 17: U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) (2nd R) speaks to reporters as blue dog Democrats U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell (D-NC) (L), U.S. Rep. Mike Ross (D-AK) (2nd L) and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT) listen after Democratic leadership elections for the upcoming 112th Congress November 17, 2010 in Washington, DC. House Democrats elected Nancy Pelosi to be their leader in the House with 150 votes, after loosing over 60 seats in the mid-term elections the giving control of the house to the Republicans. Shuler had recieved 43 votes in the closed-door vote. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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