House Democrats Plan a 2012 Comeback

House Dems need to win back just 25 seats in the next election to gain majority.

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Nancy Pelosi won’t be cooling her jets for long if the Democrats get their way in next year’s elections. By winning back just 25 seats, she’d be speaker again. Their focus is on the 61 Republicans in districts President Obama won in 2008, and especially the 14 also won by Sen. John Kerry in 2004. Their “Drive to 25” bid includes a pitch warning voters that budget cuts pushed by their local GOP member would cost jobs. Republicans aren’t worried, but confident that voters will approve of their budget cutting. Also, they think redistricting will give them 10 more GOP House seats.

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