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Pelosi on criticism from other Democrats: ‘I just want them to win’

It can’t be fun these days being the Democratic Speaker of the House….

The media is screaming your party is gonna lose anything from 5 to 60 seats…

You could be just about to start flying coach and carrying your own bags…

You have to start driving yourself around and watching your back…

And other House members won’t be returning your calls…..

Oh, yea…..

And you’re gonna be asked a million times….

‘What happened?”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) dismissed Democratic members who have distanced themselves from her this election cycle, explaining that she just wants them to win.

Pelosi brushed off the handful of Democratic lawmakers and candidates who have run ads criticizing her, or who have not committed to supporting her as Democratic leader in the next Congress.

“We’re very diverse in opinion, gender, generation, geography, philosophy, and the rest House Democratic Congress, and some members did not vote for some of the bills, and that’s their record, and that’s what they go out and say,” Pelosi said in an interview on PBS Newshour. “I just want them to win.”

Pelosi has suffered from negative approval ratings during her tenure as speaker. A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released this week found that she is still viewed more negatively than her would-be successor if Republicans win back the House, Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio)



September 30, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, Politics, Polls, Projections, Travel, Updates, Women | , , | Leave a comment

Whitman wants to take a lie detector test?

Whitman Offers to Take Polygraph Test

Never a good sign: California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman (R) said she is prepared to take a polygraph test to prove that she was “really stunned” to learn just last year that her housekeeper was an undocumented worker, CNN reports.

September 30, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Fiction, Media, Politics, Updates, Women | , , | Leave a comment