For Both Dems And Republicans, Medicare Messages Key To Success
Republicans are having an intra-party debate regarding whether a short and simple Medicare message or a more nuanced version would play better with voters. Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says Democrats have a good chance of taking back the lower chamber in 2012.
The Hill: Boehner Seachers For Medicare Reform's Bumper Sticker
Republicans know they must improve their Medicare message, but are split on how to do it. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has called for a simple, bumper-sticker message, but Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) believes the remedy is more nuanced (Hooper, 6/3).
ABC News: Exclusive: Pelosi Says Democrats Have 'Very Good Chance' To Win Back The House In 2012
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told ABC News in an exclusive interview that Democrats "have a very good chance of winning the House" majority in the 2012 elections, pointing to Medicare as the key issue that could propel her party back into control of the lower chamber of Congress. "We just take it, as I say to the members, one day, one good day, one good week, one good month, one good quarter at a time," said Pelosi, D-Calif., in an interview for ABC News' Subway Series with Jonathan Karl (Karl and Parkinson, 6/2).