Pelosi is the star of GOP attack ads, worrying Democrats upbeat about midterms

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SFGate—WASHINGTON - While Democrats grow optimistic about their chances of taking control of the House in November, they are increasingly anxious that the presence of their longtime and polarizing leader, Nancy Pelosi, is making it harder for many of their candidates to compete in crucial swing districts. Republicans, clinging to a 23-seat majority in the House, have made the House minority leader a central element of their attack ads and are portraying many of their opponents as inextricably tied to...

Pelosi is the star of GOP attack ads, worrying Democrats upbeat about midterms. At least 27 Democratic House candidates have declined to say whether they would support her, with many adamant about the need for a new generation of leaders.