Rep. Marion Berry, D-Ark., fears that these midterm elections are going to go the way of the 1994 midterms, when Democrats lost control of the House after a failed health care reform effort.
But, Berry told the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, the White House does not share his concerns.
"They just don't seem to give it any credibility at all," Berry said. "They just kept telling us how good it was going to be. The president himself, when that was brought up in one group, said, 'Well, the big difference here and in '94 was you've got me.' We're going to see how much difference that makes now."
Asked today by ABC News' Yunji de Nies if the president said that, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs pleaded ignorance.
"I have not talked to the president about that," Gibbs said, employing one of his favorite dodges.
Gibbs seemed to suggest that he shared that view, whether or not President Obama said it...