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FILE - In this May 25, 2016 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi wants House Speaker Paul Ryan to not use hacked documents in this year’s election campaigns. The California Democrat wrote a letter Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, to Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican. She said the two parties should unite “in the face of Russia’s attempts to tamper with the will of the America people.” (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Are Nancy Pelosi's days as House Minority leader numbered? Democrats delay their vote.



A group of House Democrats pressured Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to delay leadership elections until after Thanksgiving.

The elections were originally scheduled for Nov. 30, but Pelosi on Tuesday decided to push internal elections back.

Pelosi informed her conference in a letter that elections were moved up before lawmakers leave town for the Thanksgiving holiday, but now things have changed.

POLITICO: Pelosi faces a possible long-shot challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan.

FILE - In tho June 22, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as they arrive for a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clinton was miffed by Nancy Pelosi’s initial refusal to endorse her during the Democratic presidential primary, according to a hacked email released by Wikileaks on Nov. 6. Clinton aide Huma Abedin noted in a July 16, 2015, email to campaign Chairman John Podesta that Clinton had asked for the House Democratic leader’s endorsement over Sen. Bernie Sanders. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Pelosi served as the top House Democrat for 14 years. She's had a strong standing with female lawmakers, the growing ranks of progressives and within her own state. Here she is pictured with Hillary Clinton, who she endorsed earlier this year.

Are Pelosi's days numbered?

Not quite. Pelosi still does not have a public challenger.

The California Democrat faces a possible challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, according to POLITICO.

"This was not my thing. I never had any intention of running for a leadership position," Ryan said in an interview Monday evening, but he has since considered it.

Are Nancy Pelosi's days as House Minority leader numbered? Democrats delay their vote.

WATCH  | House Democrat Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) told reporters that their choice of leadership would be selected November 30th.

Pelosi was frustrated with the process.

Political reporters saw this as a blow to Pelosi.

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