She and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) no longer speak, not even to exchange greetings when encountering each other in the Capitol hallways, said two House Democratic sources. Pelosi twice turned down McKinney’s request to regain her seniority after she was defeated and then reelected in 2002 and 2004. McKinney first came to Congress in 1992.
So why the "No big deal" crack Pelosi? obviously this is her way to try to get away from this because (gasp) some democrats realize this is a bad image
“This isn’t the view of Democrats that we want to project in the tough races, one of victims and race-baiting,” the strategist said.
So no Jesse Jackson?