Good for her! UPDATE

No slinking away. Nancy Pelosi has announced she will run for House minority leader. She did a terrific job as majority leader. She's smart and she can count votes.She is likely to win. http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/11/pelosi-to-run-for-minority-leader.php?ref=fpblgAnd here: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/05/pelosi-says-she-wants-to-stay-on-as-house-democratic-leader/?hpDavid Gibson posted this below in the comments: WashPost Karen Tumulty on the positives and negatives of Pelosi from inside the beltway--worth a read: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/11/AR2010111106262.html?hpid=topnews

Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, writes frequently in these pages.

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