Skip to comments.MURTHA TO DROP OUT OF RUNNING [Update- Hoyer Wins!!!-Vote 149-86]
Posted on 11/16/2006 8:30:20 AM PST by conservativecorner
Conservatives with Attitude! insiders are informing us that Congressman John Murtha will DROP OUT of the running for the number 2 spot in the House as Majority Leader.
Even if he does stay in the race, he will fall short by a few votes.
This will serve as a big blow to Nancy Pelosi.
Rush hasn't picked a winner since 04. s/off
They couldn't pick a more unattractive, un-American leader.Don't despair. They still have the Maximum Leftist Hag Pelosi. She'll keep the true face of the dhimmicrats in the news where it belongs.
When pigs fly.....and the moon turns bright green.
An earlier post incorrectly insinuated that Rep. John Murtha's campaign has conceded the majority leader's race.
Murtha's campaign hasn't conceded.
The vote for majority leader hasn't yet occurred.
We regret leaving our readers with the impression that the race was decided before it was decided.
Damn indeed! Rush was rooting for him, too -- as the perfect face of the Dem party as they really are!
Well, the Nancy could always promote Howard Dean in his place. That would be amusing.
It is interesting. I saw that interview too.
Yeah, I'm skeptical conservative insiders would have this information. I'll wait for confirmation.
Too bad. I was really hoping they would put that moonbat on the National Stage; along with his favorite, Reverend Mother al-Sheehani...
If Murtha cuts-n-runs or is defeated, that is bad politically for the GOP but good for the country
Murtha will withdraw from the battle he can't win but he will redeploy to Okinawa...
check out my post #24 - MURTHA IS STILL RUNNING FOR LEADER!
That must have been what done it LOL
No, Just blathering incessant phone calls and threatening new Democrats with being stuck on crap committees if they did not vote for Murtha.
Good news! We need the libs to be who they really, not to hide their little light. Shine on, Murtha, show the country who they've elected.
WHAT is his exit strategy dammit...can't anyone see, the Democrats are in a Quagmire. Pelosi led the party members into this fight with faulty intelligence! There never was a mandate for Murtha, the intelligence was flat wrong! We need a hearing. We need a timetable for Murtha to get out. His presence is only emboldening the DEMS enemies...and creating more Conservatives.
Why has Nancy worked to discredit opponents of the Murtha vote? Where is Cindy Sheehan's Uterus?/Sarcasm off
"Washington Prowler Leading Murtha On DEAR JOHN Potential incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has thus far declined to make phone calls on behalf of Rep. John Murtha's run for Democrat leader, a decision that has some Murtha supporters angry. "She's already publicly supported him, but when it comes to actually twisting some arms for some votes, she's sitting on her hands," says a House Ways and Means Committee staffer, whose boss is supporting Murtha for his anti-Iraqi war position. That position is the only reason Pelosi released the surprise letter on Sunday supporting Murtha, and it was after she has spoken with Democrat advisers who assured her that it appeared current whip Rep. Steny Hoyer had locked in a majority of the caucus for his own candidacy. Hoyer's people informed the advisers that Hoyer had commitments from 20 or 21 of the 41 incoming Democrat members, as well as the majority of the caucus, seemingly locking up the leader job. "They [Hoyer's people] seemed to think it was strong enough majority for it not to shift too much because of the letter either way," says a Democrat leadership aide. "Hoyer's people were taking this in stride, that this was something Pelosi had to do to help herself with the MoveOn and Cindy Sheehan types, not because she really wants Murtha in that chair."