[Ed. – They should look at the bright side. She’d have more time for salon appointments.]
Congressional Democrats are sweating about the possibility that the coronavirus may cost Nancy Pelosi her job.
The party is facing a far narrower majority next year and some members fear a coronavirus outbreak that disproportionately hit Dems could upend her expected reelection as Speaker of the House.
“Let’s say, just theoretically, we had six or eight people out with COVID and the Republicans have none. They probably could elect [Kevin] McCarthy,” Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), told The Hill, speaking of the current Republican House leader.
Making sure her caucus shows up is also only half the battle. During her last campaign for speaker two years ago, she triumphed despite 15 members of her own party voting against her. She won’t have that margin of error this time around.