Spending Points to House Democrats' Pessimism

Look at where Republicans are putting their dollars — and what Nancy Pelosi is telling her members.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) greets people during a rally in support of Social Security and Medicare on Capitol Hill September 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. The rally was organized by American United for Change, a liberal advocacy group founded to fight the privitization of Social Security.

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Democrats have given up on winning control of the House, and now they are just hoping to limit the damage in November's elections. Don't ask them – just look at the numbers and listen to what party leaders are telling the rank-and-file privately.

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