Pelosi smiles as she holds a news conference after a Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
Pelosi smiles as she holds a news conference after a Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) smiles as she holds a news conference after a Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington November 17, 2010. Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to retain Speaker Pelosi as their leader when Republicans take control of the chamber in January. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)