01/16/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

John Larson: I'm Not Afraid Of Pelosi

Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) is prepared to do something he's never done in his 10 years in Congress: take on Nancy Pelosi.

Larson, one of Speaker Pelosi's (D-Calif.) closest allies, is not spoiling for such a fight. But the incoming caucus chairman said Tuesday that he will speak for rank-and-file members -- even when they disagree with leadership.

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