Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss
Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss
25 Giugno, 2017, 17:17
She's also credited for many legislative successes on Capitol Hill. I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. "My leadership is recognized by many around the country and that is why I am able to attract the support that I do".
In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them (Georgia).
Some Democratic lawmakers and political operatives have said Pelosi contributed to Democrat Jon Ossoff's loss to Karen Handel in the race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday. In all four states, Democrats bolstered their historical performance in districts they lost by double-digit margins a year ago.
All the races were on GOP-friendly terrain.
The Democrats desperately wanted a Republican defeat in a House race so they could use it to show that Trump's popularity was evaporating and they were on the comeback trail for the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats need to net 24 seats to win back the House. He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader.
Kathleen Rice of NY, a frequent critic of Democrat leaders, toldCNN's "New Day" that it's time for a leadership change and a winning strategy.
On MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Ryan predicted it would be hard for Democrats to win back the House with Pelosi as Minority Leader. "Personally I think it's time for a new generation of leadership in the party".
Those sentiments also were reflected by Ryan and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Massachusetts), while Pelosi said Thursday at a press conference that she was "worth the trouble" and loved "the fray". "That would be very bad for the Republican Party", he tweeted.
Pelosi brushed off the tweet, contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Republican line". Are the attacks accurate? No.
Pelosi didn't give names when she referred to those who want her to step aside, but she called out those chose to go on television to criticize her, saying "have your fun".
Looking at the campaign ads eventual victor Karen Handle ran in the Georgia race, one would have thought she was running against Pelosi, not Jon Ossoff.
Minority leader Nancy Pelosi thinks the Democratic Party is doing just fine despite her fellow Democrats thinking it's time for her to get the ax.
"This is the beginning of something much bigger than us", Ossoff said in his concession speech. That's why Nancy Pelosi and her allies are pouring millions into his campaign.
He said the Democratic Party, however, isn't self-aware enough to realize that they'll always have an uphill battle if she's the face of the party. But Pelosi insistedshe's already done that by bringing younger members into leadership.
"Well we have to be optimistic, and we have to keep on fighting", she said.
No one ever gets exhausted of winning, especially a rookie politician that everyone in the establishment predicted would be a loser.
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The Sixers are not about to let Embiid go, they have their young core they believe they can contend with in a few years. Oh and they were also forced to throw the 16th pick into the deal just to get it done, which seemed unnecessary.
White spent three years at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, which is a feeder school to the University of Colorado. While many were impressed with his passing abilities, Ball is also a much better shooter than he his given credit for.
While many Democrats in Congress say this is a bad thing, many Republican legislators seem to shrug off the lack of transparency. Each state targeted in the ad, except for ME , accepted the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.
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And star batsman de Villiers, as he so often does, upped the tempo further, with four sixes in his 20-ball innings. Chris Morris , dropped twice off Jordan the previous over, was finally caught by Jason Roy in the deep.
Johnson - who even went and spoke to Ball's principal and teachers at Chino Hills High - sees this teenager as a leader of men. The Lakers , of course, finished with the NBA's third-worst record last season, so that'd be quite the monumental achievement.
I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". I hope that I'm going to grow my game 1-on-1. "The guy who I think will lead us back to where we want to get to".
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Republicans "want to go after the most effective leaders", the San Francisco Democrat said at a news conference Thursday morning. The President now 4-0. "So let's get started on winning the races where we really do have a chance".
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As lawmakers assemble to vote, the speaker will call the representative-elect to the well of the House for the oath of office. Millions were spent in Georgia with ads linking Pelosi to Jon Ossoff , who lost to Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday.
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