Saturday, December 5, 2009

More on Potential Skelton-Pelosi Retirement

On November 25, 2009, we reported the unexpected retirement Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kansas had made National Democrats "Moore" nervous about the potential retirement of Ike Skelton.

Skelton, with his 95% vote record with Nancy Pelosi, is in the toughest battle of his modern political career.

This week, Hotline reported John Tanner, D-Tennessee, a leading blue dog Dem has also announced his retirement.

Unfortunately for Democrats, Tanner was a bellwether for a potential wave of retirements for Skelton-like Democrats who used to vote with their district, but are now casting their first and most votes for Nancy Pelosi's leadership.