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Pelosi: Raising Money for Democrats More Important Than Her Voters

Posted on | October 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

Explaining why she has refused to debate her Republican challenger, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that raising money for Democratic candidates “across the country” is a higher priority for her.

A video posted at Republican John Dennis’s Web site, shows Pelosi being asked, “”Would you be open to debating your Republican opponent John Dennis in San Francisco?”

Pelso reponds: “Let me tell you what my priorities are. My priorities are to elect a Democratic Congress. In order to do that, it is essential for me – time is money for me. [Traveling] around this country, to amass the resources to put my candidates on TV. Whether I get a bigger majority or not in my district is not the point.”

Dennis first requested a debate with Pelosi a month ago, and recorded a humorous video about her refusal to debate:


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