The Battle for Speaker of the House

Boehner and Pelosi Targeted by Ads

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We're not sure about the wisdom of wasting political money on anti-Speaker-of-the-House efforts or anti-potential-Speaker-of-the-House-ads. Sure Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner may be the leaders of their respective parties, but the fact is the battle will be waged only in their districts. But Democrats and Republicans are itching to rile up their voters with national efforts to attack the other party's head, according to USA Today.

The RNC will launch a "Fire Pelosi Bus Tour," according to the paper's On Politics blog. And the DNC has unveiled the following ad going after Boehner:

Meanwhile, over on the West Coast, Republican John Dennis launched this Wizard of Oz parody in what will likely be a futile bid to oust Nancy Pelosi (C'mon. A Republican winning in San Francisco?)

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