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Monday, October 1, 2012
Plan for Taking Back the House
'The Rachel Maddow Show' for Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW
September 26, 2012 Guest: Nancy Pelosi, The Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives speaks to RM and this is an except from that exchange.
PELOSI: Well, first of all, the fact that President Obama is on the
ticket will get more people to the polls. On many of the races, the
battleground states that you showed earlier, are just a few states. We`re in more states than the president. So we`re basically on our own, Texas, California, New York, Illinois, Maryland, Washington state, Arizona, although it may become a battleground state, because the opportunity might be there for the president.
And we expect to win about 20 seats in the states I just named. Then we go where the president is, Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, states like that, to take us, oh, I want to go beyond 25. I`d like to have 35.
But the -- it`s a very discreet races, some states have blue patches that we want to win back. There are 66 districts that are held by Republicans that were won by President Obama and about a third of those were also won by John Kerry. And so, we think there`s real opportunity. Full article URL here!