Hotline: Murtha, Pelosi Fall Short

From the Hotline blog:

November 16, 2006

Dem Leadership Update: Race Over?

Two independent sources say Rep. John Murtha’s (D-PA) campaign conceded that they will likely fall short.

Dems have been caucusing in the Cannon Caucus Room for a little more than an hour and are expected to announce their new leadership team late this a.m. or early this afternoon. [REID WILSON]

— Josh Benson