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Dems reject Pelosi pick for top House post

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A day after re-electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to lead them in the next Congress, House Democrats rebuffed her effort Wednesday to elect a close ally to an important committee post.

House Republicans expected to tap top committee leaders on Monday

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A House Republican panel is huddling in the basement of the Capitol on Monday to decide who will wield the gavels on several committees in the next Congress.

Fox News is told the most prominent committee chairs to be decided on Monday are for the Ways and Means and Oversight committees.

For Ways and Means, Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., is retiring. Current House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is the odds-on favorite to grab the Ways and Means gavel, though is facing a challenge from Joint Economic Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas.

Gay Marriage Ruling Forces Magistrate Out of His Job

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WENTWORTH, N.C. - At least six North Carolina magistrates have given up their jobs rather than be forced to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.

John Kallam, who worked as a magistrate in rural Rockingham county for over a decade, is one of them.

During that time he watched the growing momentum of gay marriage closely and wondered what it might mean for him.