Losing Minority Leader candidate Harold E. Ford Jr., D-Tenn.,... News PhotoCalifornia,Candidate,David E. Bonior,Democratic Party - USA,Dick Gephardt,Hilda Solis,John M. Spratt Jr.,Nancy Pelosi,Politics,South Carolina,Tennessee,USA,Vitality,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: CQ-Roll Call Group UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 14: HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP ELECTIONS--Losing Minority Leader candidate Harold E. Ford Jr., D-Tenn., assistant leader John M. Spratt Jr. of South Carolina, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., outgoing leader Richard A. Gephardt, D-Mo., Hilda L. Solis, D-Calif., and other Democrats talk to the media after Pelosi was chosen to her new post during House Democratic leadership elections. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)