Democrats managed to avert a leadership crisis in January when Speaker Nancy Pelosi rounded up the votes she needed for the gavel without a drawn-out fight. But the ties that bound House Democrats six months ago have begun to fray. And, Pelosi is discovering that the party's left flank and its loudest social media "influencers" can be more difficult to manage than the centrist faction that once threatened to deny her 218 votes. This week, tensions between Pelosi and Democrats' most progressive newcomers boiled over when Pelosi reportedly told a closed-door meeting of House Democrats: "You got a complaint? You come and talk to me about it. But do not tweet about our members and expect us to think that that is just okay." In response, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the Speaker of aiming her ire at "newly elected women of color." The latest dispute began in late June when Pelosi sided with moderates and reluctantly agreed to pass the GOP Senate's $4.6 billion emergency border aid package. In a now-deleted tweet, Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti wrote "Let's
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