The Buddy System
by Nicole Yelich
Dec 04, 2018
Rep. Nancy Pelosi has created a new position in House Democratic Party leadership for Rep. Barbara Lee, who narrowly lost her bid to Chair the party’s caucus to New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries.  Pelosi is recommending Lee to serve as the third co-chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, where she previously served as vice chair. Current co-chairs East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell and Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, who are expected to approve the nomination.