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Nancy Pelosi to address her future political plans on Thursday

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will reveal her future Congressional career plans to her colleagues on Thursday, her spokesperson said late Wednesday.

The announcement came hours after Republicans regained control of the House with incumbent Republican Rep. Mike Garcia’s victory over Democrat Christy Smith in California’s 27 Congressional District.

“Speaker Pelosi has been overwhelmed by calls from colleagues, friends and supporters,” Pelosi’s deputy chief of staff, Drew Hammill, said in a Wednesday night tweet.

“This evening, the Speaker monitored returns in the three remaining critical states. The Speaker plans to address her future plans tomorrow to her colleagues. Stay tuned.”

On Sunday, Pelosi said she wouldn’t entertain any questions about what lies ahead until all races were called. Several races are still up in the air, but Republicans reached the 218-seat threshold for the House majority with Garcia’s win.

Rumors have been swirling that the 82-year-old speaker may step aside if Democrats lost control of the chamber — passing the torch to a new generation of Democratic leadership.

Earlier this month, Pelosi said the brutal hammer attack against her husband Paul Pelosi has impacted her decision on whether to retire after the midterms elections.

Should Pelosi let go of her leadership duties, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is being eyed for the role of minority leader.

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, Brooklyn, is seen as a possible successor to Pelosi as party leader if she decides to announce her retirement.
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Jeffries, 52, who lives in Prospect Heights and represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens, is the chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

The fifth-term congressman is generally well-liked among colleagues, except for the more left-leaning wing of the party, political insiders told The Post.

He would have to beat Rep. Adam Schiff of California — who is also said to be vying for the leadership role.



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