House Democrats' goal is to make Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) the Speaker of the House again, their campaign chairman said Wednesday evening.
Rep. Steve Israel (N.Y.), the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), set his goal as nothing short of winning back control of the House in the 2012 elections.
"We're all trying to win it back," Israel said on MSNBC when asked if it was Democrats' goal of winning back enough seats to make Pelosi, the former Speaker and new minority leader, the next Speaker.
- Breezily asserted that she still would have passed the unpopular, $2 Trillion healthcare bill even if the American healthcare system were perfect.
- Claimed that deficit reduction was a "high priority" for her, after presiding over a $5.2 Trillion expansion of the national debt in just four years.
- Droned on endlessly and gracelessly during what should have been a short introductory speech to cede the Speakership to John Boehner.
Guy Benson is Townhall.com's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).
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