House Democrats are touting their work during the August recess, claiming their members held 1,800 district events to promote their accomplishments and bash Republicans.
The frenzied pace is a response to the growing sentiment among the political class that the Democrats’ majority is in danger this November. The party hopes to argue that the doomsday predictions in Washington do not reflect the reality across the country, where they say their candidates are gaining traction.
“House Democrats have proven that they know how to communicate with their constituents and demonstrate that their title and job description are one in the same: representative,” said Drew Hammill, a spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.)You must be kidding, right?! Baron Hill evidently has not been in that group unless they are counting an event as each time he has left his house to go on a midnight run. -SP