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Pelosi Strikes Back: ‘I Think I’m Worth the Trouble’

Critics say change is needed but Pelosi insisted she’s already done that by bringing younger members into leadership

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    Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff on June 20 in Georgia's hotly contested House race in the Atlanta suburbs, the most expensive House race ever. The seat was left vacant when Tom Price resigned to join President Donald Trump's administration. (Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017)

    Longtime House leader Nancy Pelosi pushed back Thursday after a handful of Democratic party members called for her to step aside from her position following the party's loss in a Georgia special election, NBC News reported.

    "I feel very confident about the support that I have in my caucus,” Pelosi said during a press conference. 

    Republican Karen Handel, who defeated Jon Ossoff, ran an ad in Spanish attacking Pelosi, while an outside group aired another featuring San Franciscans thanking Ossoff for his campaign.

    Critics say change is needed but Pelosi insisted she’s already done that by bringing younger members into leadership.