There are, though, reasons to believe Pelosi poses a unique political problem for Democrats. "And the party's base has no patience anymore for the kind of careful triangulation that Bill Clinton practiced on issues like crime and welfare policy, or for the then-Democratic voters who were reassured by it". Republicans did at least.
They point to crumbling special election margins in once-safe Republican seats, big Democratic leads on generic ballot polls, a president whose approval rating hovers around 40 percent and a GOP healthcare bill that's even less popular as factors that will only boost their candidates in 2018. Later Wednesday, Moulton announced his support for eight veterans challenging Republicans in House races.
Pelosi isn't in danger of losing the leadership perch she's long held, though she did fend off her toughest challenge ever last fall from Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton past year. Tim Ryan is on the line, and Congressman, what did you mean by that? "And we better focus", Ryan said.
"You know you can sit here and we'll talk about Russian Federation all day long today on Capitol Hill and in Washington". The Democrats' unyielding anger could be what keeps them motivated for a year, but could also be what causes their defeat in 2018. But he said there is no doubt that "this is one occasion when we ought to say he deserves to take a victory lap". "Time to move forward and win again", tweeted Joe Cunningham, a Democrat who is running against Rep. Mark Sanford in SC. I'm not happy with moral victories.
The group who met Thursday made a decision to get together again soon, according to attendees.
GREENE: So what's the solution? "I don't think people see Pelosi as being any better than Trump". I am a strategic, politically astute leader.
Pelosi said she didn't want to hear Republicans "all of a sudden be sanctimonious" as if they had "never seen such a thing before".
"There are candidates who have stories and narratives and experiences and biographies that make them uniquely able to resonate", he said.
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Democrats looking to rally the troops might point to candidates, including Cunningham, who are entering the fray despite uphill climbs in GOP-held districts.
RYAN: Well, sometimes we do push a national agenda that doesn't necessarily reflect the interests of the local community and the local congressional district.
That is about the same margin of victory in another special election held that same day in SC to replace Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney - a race that didn't garner almost as much attention. Archie Parnell was a tax expert. So you know, I got to - I think I got to wrap it up here.
"When I was growing up, and you'd ask my grandfather, my grandmother, you know, why are we Democrats, and it was the Democrats are for working-class people", the Ohio Democrat told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program. "We're a family. We're going to have those discussions".
Gergen added that the odds of a Trump re-election is high and will continue to increase if the Democratic Party won't step up.
Ossoff regularly attempted to deflect questions about whether he would back Pelosi in the House, saying he hadn't given it any thought.
RYAN: Well, at some extent, everybody's got to take responsibility for her.
House Republican Leader Ken Fredette said the $7.055 billion budget proposal includes a one-time $125 million for education, funded by accepting proposed spending cuts and reaching into projected revenues.