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GOP makes Pelosi focus in stimulus fight

Direct attacks on Obama seen as unwise

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at a press conference yesterday, has been accused by Republicans of using procedural tactics to accelerate action on President Obama's economic recovery package. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, at a press conference yesterday, has been accused by Republicans of using procedural tactics to accelerate action on President Obama's economic recovery package. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
By Sasha Issenberg
Globe Staff / February 11, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Rallying their membership to vote for a second time against the Democratic stimulus bill, House Republican leaders have become comfortable rejecting the cornerstone of President Obama's plan to resuscitate the economy by portraying it as the work of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom they have long demonized as an ideologically extreme, heavy-handed lawmaker. (Full article: 951 words)

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