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More on Doyle & Pelosi

Published by Tim McNulty on .

Doyle, Pelosi hoist trophy

The NYT's Carl Hulse has more on Mike Doyle role in defending -- and nominating -- Nancy Pelosi as House Minority Leader yesterday, in the face of a backlash from some Dems:

But her allies said Ms. Pelosi was the party’s best fund-raiser, had been unfairly maligned by Republicans who saw her as too effective and merited the loyalty of House Democrats whom she had led to the promised land of the majority in 2006 after 14 years out of power .

“How can we fold on this woman when she is not folding on us?” Representative Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania asked his colleagues in the closed-door meeting, according to officials present.

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