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Biden exited his car to receive a briefing on national security in Wilmington, Del., yesterday.
Democrats re-elect Pelosi, putting her in charge of a slimmed-down House majority.
House Democrats re-elected Speaker Nancy Pelosi as their leader yesterday, setting her up for what she has said is likely to be her last term as the party’s leading legislator.
Ahead of the vote, Pelosi had faced the perennial stirrings from the left, but she had no meaningful opposition. Her top deputies, Steny Hoyer, the majority leader, and James Clyburn, the Democratic whip, were re-elected to their positions.
Along with them, Hakeem Jeffries of New York was re-elected as the chairman…