Democratic House leader challenged in Trump fallout

Ohio congressman Tim Ryan's bid for House Minority leader comes as Democrats are trying to digest what went wrong in the November 8 election that led to Trump's stunning win over Democrat Hillary ClintonA little-known Ohio congressman said Thursday he would challenge the House of Representatives’s top Democrat for her job, calling change essential after the electoral onslaught led by Donald Trump. Tim Ryan, 43, said he wanted the job of House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, a 76-year-old lawmaker from California. Ryan pointed out that the Democrats now have the smallest number of seats in the lower house of Congress since 1929.

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