In a move that surprises me as much as Sam and Josh, there's a story out there that Nancy Pelosi is now guaranteeing victory for John Murtha in his race against Steny Hoyer. My impression had been that Murtha's cause was somewhat hopeless, but I guess not. I'm not really enthusiastic about either of these dudes, but at the end of the day I am a big Pelosi fan and it seems to me that it would be a good idea for the leadership to be more-or-less on the same page.

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