"You want me to sing my praises?" she asked. "The honest answer is: in some areas of the country, yes she is". Nor have they identified a challenger.
She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left promising young Democrats with few places to rise. Most notable was the appearance of Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. "And I say that ladies and gentlemen in regards to both sides of the political aisle". He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint".
None of the House districts that have held special elections this year are crucial to Democrats' takeover dreams, including the seat just filled in Georgia. "It's just that simple", Ryan said.
The Georgia race ends as the most expensive House campaign in US history, with a tab that may exceed $50 million.
Ossoff regularly attempted to deflect questions about whether he would back Pelosi in the House, saying he hadn't given it any thought. Despite his financial advantage, the Democratic candidate Mr. Jon Ossoff lost to Republican candidate Karen Handel in a race that was largely seen by Democrats as a litmus test for the Trump presidency, and a precursor for midterm elections in 2018.
And as for the Democrats, they, clearly, are doing something wrong. His 2015-16 giving was well behind Pelosi previous year, at $592,500. Forming a national electoral strategy isn't Pelosi's job; it's the job of Democratic Party campaign organizations, which didn't pull their weight in these special elections.
Rice's sentiment was echoed by other House Democrats in recent months including Reps.
None of that suggests that Pelosi faces an immediate challenge to her leadership. He said defending Pelosi to voters would be an expensive endeavor, but it may be worth it. "I love the fray". "I thrive on competition".
But at her weekly press conference, Pelosi shrugged of concerns that she was dragging down the party. "It is possible that he could actually get re-elected if Democrats aren't careful".
"It's time for change, and personally I think it's time for a new generation of leadership in the party", U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Salem) told reporters on Capitol Hill yesterday, though he stopped short of explicitly calling for Pelosi's ouster. "We've got a lot of energy in our base, which is very exciting for a lot of us to see that on the ground, but you've got to beat the Republican and you've got to carry this very toxic Democratic brand on your back, too". "They're obstructionists", he said to applause.
"Usually they go after the most effective leaders because they want to diminish the opportunity that we have", Pelosi said.
There are, though, reasons to believe Pelosi poses a unique political problem for Democrats.
Pelosi's allies have pointed out that numerous negative impressions that Republicans have of her are equally true of House Speaker Paul Ryan among Democratic voters.
And Pelosi's fundraising prowess?
In the Georgia election, Republicans used a tactic they've been using for years, setting up the liberal Pelosi as a villain who needs to be stopped.
In 2010, it was Pelosi and then-President Barack Obama. Another rising House Democrat, former California Rep. Xavier Becerra, departed the House in late 2016 to accept an appointment as California's attorney general.
President Trump also weighed in, hoping Democrats keep Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in their leadership positions.
She complained of the "vitriolic things that they say that resulted in calls to my home constantly, threats in front of my grandchildren - really, predicated on their comments and their paid ads".
When quizzed again on blocking, the Lions boss insisted however that his coaches had not been whinging to the officials. Clearly we will go out trying to win every moment, but this is a tough team [the Lions] who want it a lot".
Unlike last season, there will be no jokes about blowing a 3-1 lead; the Warriors took care of business in championship fashion. They believe that it destroys the balance and competitiveness in the National Basketball Association .
However, Trump in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt said he made a decision to fire Comey before reading Rosenstein's memo. A member of President Donald Trump's outside legal team is defending Trump's use of social media.
The government also confirmed that despite the looming Brexit, it will implement the General Data Protection Regulation . My government will work to attract investment in infrastructure to support economic growth.
In the end, from the April primary through Tuesday's election, both sides were equally matched on the airwaves. That nearly $60 million total represents almost $100 for every man, woman and child who lives in the district.
President Donald Trump's administration, which had previously put Iran "on notice" for its ballistic missile tests, will respond. The IRGC launched the missiles from western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan, home to Sunni Kurdish populations.
Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films". Iran claims the Zulfiqar is accurate to within 50 to 70 meters while Jane's says it has a range of up to 700 kilometers .
He wounded a top Republican lawmaker, a Congressional aide, a lobbyist, and a Capitol police officer before being shot himself. He was squeezing off five or six rounds at a time, according to the report of the incident, and fired about 50 shots in all.
At that point, polls predicted she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from predecessor David Cameron . As she battled to form her cabinet amid depleted resources, May made clear there would be no major changes.
However, they face a real test of their credentials on Wednesday when they host European champions Portugal . But Mexico responded with Hernandez testing Portugal keeper Rui Patricio, before putting his side level.
He has won five Group 1s - among them a Breeders' Cup Turf, a King George and a Hong Kong Vase - and that takes some doing. Throw in the likes of the Argentinian recruit Greta G and this is a very lively heat .
Kathleen Rice from NY told CNN that it's time for the Democrats to let her and the entire Democratic leadership team go. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado: "Closing the gap is great, but it's not good enough, and we have to do better".
So if George does leave IN , where could he end up? The Pacers, however, don't want to let him walk without something in return. Woj also reported that general manager Kevin Pritchard is already engaging with teams on possible trades .
The bad news is that only the base Core i5 version is available today - the Core i7 variant won't be coming out until this summer. A crop of new computers is on its way from Microsoft, as the company bumps its Surface range to new chips and price points.
The tough colt, runner-up in last year's Juddmonte International at York, held off strong competition to score at odds of 9-4. Pace, courage, tactical speed - he has everything. "He's won't stop, he's so quick tactically and so courageous ".
But next year, Republicans will be facing a platoon of retired military veterans in districts around the country. Spending on candidates was put at $56 million, making it the costliest Congressional election in USA history.
The 21-year-old Kim is hoping to claim his first major after winning the coveted Players Championship this season. Most freakish about Thursday was that as many amateurs broke par as top 10 players in the world - two apiece.
The discovery in those cases is underway, but his deposition testimony will remain on hold until the retrial in the criminal case. Comedian Aparna Nancherla, who frequently posts social commentary, tweeted, "Ask women again why they don't report their rapes".
It seems possible that the $2 billion now in the bill could be increased to help appease their concerns about the Medicaid cuts. Democrats have adopted Trump's characterization into somewhat of a slogan to rally against the Republican healthcare proposals.
Obviously, there are a lot of great players in this league, LeBron James, one of the best players in the world, Kevin Durant. The NBA champion Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers didn't have a pick in the two-round draft.
The South Carolina race, also June 20, ended up even closer than the Georgia race, with the Republican winning by just 3 points. Money flooded in from around the country, and platoons of young activists worked the phones and knocked on doors.
The tax was part of Obama's health law, and it has always been unpopular among Republicans, as well as business groups and labor. Will people have to get insurance or be charged more for going without insurance? They might forego such care to save money.
Trump separately asked on Twitter why the Obama administration didn't stop Russian Federation from intervening in the election. Lake, the GOP consultant, predicted Handel would face a primary but she'd easily dispatch her challengers.
Lions forward coach Graham Rowntree said the All Blacks are the best in the world, but says his team is growing stronger. We saw most teams playing off nine against them and going around the corner and running into another wall.
Stuart Hogg faces a nervous 48-hour wait to discover whether his cheek injury could end his British and Irish Lions tour. Two weeks out from the first Test, Warren Gatland's men played with the intensity they'll need against the All Blacks.
Wawrinka, who triumphed in Geneva in the buildup to the tournament, had also won a career-high 11 successive matches on clay. A victor of 73 career singles titles and 53 on clay, his current French Open record stands at a formidable 79-2.
He can't be the youngest US Open victor , but a victory at Erin Hills would make the golf world stand up and take notice. Open through a qualifier in England, and his tie for fourth at Pinehurst No. 2 helped him earn a card on the PGA Tour .