Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Nancy Pelosi Wields a Large Gavel

The Hill is reporting that the DCCC has canceled ads because for Democrat Roy Herron because he won't support Pelosi:
State Sen. Roy Herron (D), who's running for the opening seat held by retiring Rep. John Tanner (D) in Tennessee's 8th congressional district, suggested the DCCC's decision to cancel ad buys in the race was tied to his refusal to back Pelosi.

'This morning The Jackson Sun reported for the first time what I’ve repeatedly told citizens: I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker,' Herron said in a statement. 'If the DCCC pulling ads is the price of independence and following my conscience, so be it. That’s the kind of congressman I’ll be."
Perhaps this is a stunt, but I wouldn't rule out Nancy Pelosi enforcing party discipline with that great big gavel of hers.

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