Nancy Pelosi’s election challenger says she’s not progressive enough

Two years ago, one of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s top lieutenants suffered a shocking election loss to a challenger who ran to his left. Last month, another longtime top House Democrat suffered the same fate.

In November, for the first time in her 33-year congressional career, Pelosi will be challenged for her San Francisco seat in a general election by a fellow Democrat, who calls her insufficiently progressive. If she’s worried, she doesn’t show it — she won’t even respond to his calls for a debate.

Pelosi has not debated an opponent since her first race for Congress in 1987, and she has demonstrated no interest in sharing a stage with Shahid Buttar, the child of Pakistani immigrants, attorney and democratic socialist who is running against her in November. …

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  1. Pelosi and her backhills kin (Gov Nuisance) need to be removed forever more!!!

  2. Kathy Farmer says

    Sorry to see her replacement appears to be worse than San Fran Nan, but on the bright side, she will be out of the lime light and her replacement won’t be the Speaker of the House.

    • Kathy Farmer says

      Oh darn, I just researched who gets to be the speaker of the house…. those idiots could elect anyone… God help us all.

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