Nancy Pelosi has hinted she’ll likely decide this week on her political future, but her allies are already trying to sell colleagues on having her stay another term as Democratic leader.
Meanwhile, GOP Senators renominated Mitch McConnell as their minority leader.
If the 82-year-old Pelosi stays, it will highlight the growing gerontocracy of American politics.
If she retires, her replacements could be 83-year-old Majority Leader Steny Hoyer or 82-year-old Whip Jim Clyburn.
Then you have President Joe Biden who is 80 – and looks and acts every day of it.
Donald Trump at 76.
Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer is the youngster at age 71.
Did we happen to mention that Ron DeSantis is 44?