Tags: Pelosi | Strike | Back | Party

Pelosi May Strike Back – At Her Own Party

Monday, 04 Oct 2010 10:47 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Democrats in Congress who are playing up their opposition to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an effort to save their seats might see the move backfire. That’s because if enough of them succeed, allowing Democrats to maintain control of Congress, they may be in for a spanking from the tough-minded Pelosi after the election, Politico reports.

nancy, pelosi, disloyal, partyShe could even take away committee chairmanships after the election, though most experts say the punishment won’t be that severe. But she’s already stanching the flow of campaign dollars to Democratic colleagues using her as a piñata.

“She uses her power deftly in ways a 21st-century speaker does. This is a powerful speaker who can impact how many campaign dollars you can get,” Chris Lehane, a Democratic consultant who served in the Clinton White House as communications counsel, told Politico. Associates of Pelosi say she has a long memory and won’t forgive disloyalty easily.





© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Mali's Islamists Withdraw Cease-Fire Pledge

Friday, 04 Jan 2013 13:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Fatah supporters rallied in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza on Friday for the first time since they we . . .

Fmr. CIA Director Hayden: Iran Nuclear Crisis Gets 'Scarier'

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 18:11 PM

 . . .

Join Fmr. CIA Director for Special Iran Briefing, Assess the Danger

Friday, 13 Jul 2012 12:27 PM

 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved