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  Democratic Rep. Fudge says she’s ‘overwhelmed’ by support as she weighs speaker bid
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Last EditedBrentinCO  Nov 15, 2018 12:47pm
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News DateThursday, November 15, 2018 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Marcia L. Fudge said on Thursday that she has been “overwhelmed” by the support from many of her colleagues for her possible entry into the race for House speaker, becoming the first Democrat to publicly acknowledge a challenge to longtime party leader Nancy Pelosi.

“Over the last 12 hours, I’ve been overwhelmed by the amount of support I’ve received,” Fudge said in an interview with The Washington Post, adding that there are “probably closer to 30” Democrats who have privately signaled that they are willing to oppose Pelosi.
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