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The Nancy Pelosi era in American politics is over. The octogenarian Democrat announced she is stepping down as House majority leader after the Republicans won the House by the slimmest of margins.

The Congresswoman who was elected in 1987 is stepping down after 19 years as the Democratic leader. There was speculation that she would hand her House seat over to her daughter, however, Pelosi said she will remain in Congress.

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New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, center, is expected to run for Pelosi’s job. Jeffries is the chair of the House Democratic caucus.

Pelosi, 82, made the announcement on Thursday. She snubbed former President Donald J. Trump in her speech in which she celebrated working with just three presidents: George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Joe Biden.

“My friends, no matter what title you all, my colleagues, have bestowed upon me, speaker, leader, whip, there is no greater official honor for me than to stand on this floor and to speak for the people of San Francisco,” she said during her speech on the House floor.

“This I will continue to do as a member of the House, speaking for the people of San Francisco, serving the great state of California, and defending our constitution. And with great confidence in our caucus, I will not seek re-election to democratic leadership in the next Congress.”

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Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, was violently attacked by a homeless man in his San Francisco home last month.

She mentioned her husband, who is recovering at home in California.

“For my dear husband Paul, who has been my beloved partner in life and my pillar of support, we’re all grateful for all the prayers that well wishes as he continues his recovery. Thank you so much,” she said.

Nancy Pelosi was at her home in Washington, D.C. when the assault took place. There are reports that they’ve lived separate lives for years.

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The Democrats gave Pelosi a standing ovation during her speech. Some even wiped away tears, according to DailyMail.com. But the Republican side of the House floor was nearly empty. Pelosi did not mention the Republicans in her speech.