House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, speaks June 1, 2012, during a news conference on Capitol Hill. In the background is House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat. (Associated Press)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, speaks June 1, 2012, during a news conference on Capitol Hill. In the background is House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat. (Associated Press)