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Pelosi: Money is Demsí only obstacle
The Hill ^

Posted on 10/17/2008 1:01:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Pelosi: Money is Dems’ only obstacle By Alexander Bolton Posted: 10/17/08 03:30 PM [ET]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says Democrats will expand their majority to 250 seats in the House next year and might have gone further if the party had more money.

Pelosi’s stunning claim to talk show host Charlie Rose — that resources are the only obstacle holding the party back in the fall elections — is surprising given that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has raised $120 million, or nearly $30 million more than the House Republican fundraising committee.

“I have many more races I could win if I had endless money, but I budgeted for a certain amount. We’re right on target for that. And, you know, say, for example, if it would be a net of 250, I can afford that. There’s more opportunity than that,” Pelosi said in her interview with Rose on Oct. 16.

When Rose asked the Speaker if Democrats could expand their majority beyond 250 with more money, Pelosi said: “Oh yes, definitely.”

Pelosi explained that the Democratic campaign committee will pour resources into a limited number of races because she does not want to “dilute the spending I have by going into more races.”

Pelosi also discussed her priorities for an expanded Democratic House majority, calling energy independence and global climate change her “flagship issue.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 110th; 2008; congress; danawalshforcongress; dccc; democratcongress; democratparty; democrats; donothingdemocrats; economy; elections; fundraising; ninepercentnancy; pelosi; shadowparty; spreadthewealth; windmillnancy

1 posted on 10/17/2008 1:01:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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bookmarked to see how right she is.


2 posted on 10/17/2008 1:03:12 PM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Sub-Driver

What is there to stop the Dems from counterfeiting some?


3 posted on 10/17/2008 1:05:05 PM PDT by Sundog (Palin --- She who can shoot a moose can shoot a Russian bear.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“I have many more races I could win if I had endless money, but I budgeted for a certain amount.

What a narcissist. You don't often hear people use the word I so many times in one short sentence. She thinks she's the queen.

4 posted on 10/17/2008 1:05:51 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Ol' 2PAC Pelosi! What a kidder!

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi arrives to the presidential debate between Democratic candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Republican candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York October 15, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Bourg


5 posted on 10/17/2008 1:08:31 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Obammy '08 - "I think when ya spread the wealth around, It's good for everybody!")
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To: Sub-Driver

“I have many more races I could win if I had endless money, but I budgeted for a certain amount. We’re right on target for that. And, you know, say, for example, if it would be a net of 250, I can afford that.”

I, I, I, I, I...

Sheesh, this woman is at least as much of a megalomaniac as Obama. Can you imagine them both in power. Scary stuff...


6 posted on 10/17/2008 1:08:46 PM PDT by Mark319 (The U.S. fought Marxism throughout the 20th century and now Americans are voting it right in.)
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To: subterfuge
Hillary: "I have a million ideas. The country can't afford them all."

7 posted on 10/17/2008 1:10:01 PM PDT by ari-freedom (It's the socialism, stupid.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why is she budgeting with “her” money? She’s never budgeted with the taxpayers’ money.


8 posted on 10/17/2008 1:11:15 PM PDT by keepitreal ("I'm Barack Obama and I approve this message. . . until I don't.")
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To: Sub-Driver

Nazi should have borrowed some from “The One.” He has a half a billion bucks and there’s a lot more where that came from.


9 posted on 10/17/2008 1:12:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I'm just going to spread YOUR wealth around - Barack HUSSEIN Obama.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not that Charlie Rose would have him on anyway, but did John Boehner even try to get on? I don’t care what Grammy Nancy says, but I do care what the Republicans aren’t saying. They have so many opportunities to go after the RATS on doing away with 401(k) tax breaks, prescription drug price controls and Murtha’s racism to name just a few issues, and, and, and...well nothing.


10 posted on 10/17/2008 1:12:27 PM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi: Money is Dems’ only obstacle

Money is MY only obstacle, also ...

11 posted on 10/17/2008 1:13:43 PM PDT by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“I have many more races I could win if I had endless money”

The hubris and conceit are downright scary...

Colonel, USAFR


12 posted on 10/17/2008 1:23:23 PM PDT by jagusafr ("Bugs, Mr. Rico! Zillions of 'em!" - Robert Heinlein)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yea, our money.


13 posted on 10/17/2008 1:26:52 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Thanks to the robber barons in D.C. and on Wall St. I've been forced to become a minimalist.)
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To: Sub-Driver
In a just world, the Democrat Party would have less money due to its reparations payments for slavery and Jim Crow, of which it was pretty much the sole driver, implementer and enforcer going back almost to the birth of our nation.

No existing institution in America has its bloody fingerprints over the crime scene of slavery and Jim Crow, with no alibi, as does the Democrat Party. That is historical fact.

Most prominent Democrats favor America paying slavery reparations, whether they acknowledge it publicly or not (as many of them have).

So when you hear how much money the Democrats have, just remember that when push comes to shove, they aren't stepping the plate to pay what they owe. But they support forcing others, who have no connection with slavery whatsover, to foot the bill, all the while condemning our entire great nation for the crimes they themselves committed.

Come to think of it, it's kind of like Obama saying we're our brothers' keepers, and authoring Senate legislation to send $845 billion of OPM (Other People's Money) over ten years to a Global Poverty Fund -- and then it turns out he can't find $20 bucks a month in his own pocket to send to his destitute half-brother in Africa whom he has met.

Democrats. Gotta love 'em. But it would be easier if they weren't bent on reaching into our citizens' pockets to finance their Utopian social engineering agenda.

14 posted on 10/17/2008 1:29:55 PM PDT by Maceman (If you're not getting a tax cut, you're getting a pay cut.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Fail!


15 posted on 10/17/2008 1:32:20 PM PDT by sappy
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To: Sub-Driver

The truth is the Dems only obstacle. The money is for distorting and hiding the truth.


16 posted on 10/17/2008 1:32:49 PM PDT by Dionysius (Jingoism is no vice.)
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To: Sub-Driver



17 posted on 10/17/2008 2:19:54 PM PDT by EdReform (The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed *NRA*JPFO*SAF*GOA*SAS*CCRKBA)
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To: Maceman
In a just world, the Democrat Party would have less money due to its reparations payments for slavery and Jim Crow, of which it was pretty much the sole driver, implementer and enforcer going back almost to the birth of our nation.

Glad to hear you make this argument.

I first heard it from Michael Medved.

If Black Americans had an inkling of the history of this country, they would know that the Democrats are their worst enemies, and that Frederick Douglass and Marting Luther King, Jr. were Republicans.

18 posted on 10/17/2008 2:55:52 PM PDT by happygrl (we are all plumbers now!)
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To: Maceman
Democrats. Gotta love 'em.

Uh... here we disagree:)

19 posted on 10/17/2008 2:57:16 PM PDT by happygrl (we are all plumbers now!)
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To: Sub-Driver

She sickens me. She literally sickens me.

How far our Nation has fallen to have someone like her in charge.


20 posted on 10/17/2008 3:04:46 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Sub-Driver; truthandlife
Pelosi: Money is Dems’ only obstacle

No, no, no...God is an even bigger obstacle, 9% Nan!

21 posted on 10/17/2008 8:21:16 PM PDT by pray4liberty (The Lord is on the side of the truly righteous. The MSM is not.)
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