Both Parties Aim Fireworks at Each Other for July 4 Break

Thursday, 01 Jul 2010 02:23 PM

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Republicans are lighting some political fuses heading into the July 4 recess with ads targeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, among others, to turn up the heat on specific Democrats. The Democrats are responding in kind as both parties try to pull the folks back home into their respective camps.

The Republican National Congressional Committee (NRCC) unveiled an ad campaign today depicting Pelosi as a puppet master pulling the strings for 10 vulnerable House Democrats.

Also today, the NRCC launched another ad criticizing Pelosi and Budget Chairman John Spratt, D-S.C., for not getting a budget through the house for the first time in three decades, Roll Call reports.

Republicans contend that forgoing a budget betrays a lack of fiscal discipline.
“This is not a niche issue,” NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions of Texas told Roll Call. “People back home in every municipality, every company, even a small business has to have a budget.”

Even as GOP leaders issued marching orders for Republicans to focus on the budget during the July 4 holiday back home, Democratic leaders also are giving their members a list of issues to stress during the hiatus, according to Roll Call. Democrats are zeroing in on comments of Minority Leader John Boehner about the budget and Rep. Joe Barton’s recent apology to BP.

For the Roll Call report about the parties’ attack plans — Click Here Now.

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