"You're talking about two completely different things," Pelosi said Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press. The Democratic ethics cases are "individual challenges that those people will have to deal with," she said, noting that she has called for the House ethics committee to investigate Jefferson. Republicans, she charged, have a system of "corruption, cronyism and incompetence" that goes beyond personal indiscretions.I suppose Pelosi would have to admit that Democrats are still "individually challenged."
Rep. Rahm Emanuel of Illinois, chairman of the House Democratic campaign committee, said Republicans have "a governing philosophy" to cozy up to lobbyists that has led them to favor industries such as oil and pharmaceuticals, producing higher prices for gasoline and prescriptions. "That is a fundamental difference," he said.
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