06/27/2011 01:57 pm ET Updated Aug 27, 2011

Elections 2012: Inside Nancy Pelosi's Drive To Win The House Majority Back For Democrats

Nancy Pelosi no longer has a balcony with the grandest view in Washington. The size of her staff has been cut by a third. And it took months, she said, to get rid of the smell of cigarette smoke from the second-floor suite she received in her swap with now-House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio).

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