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Pelosi one of best ever?

If President Obama is disappointed in his point-woman in the House, he wasn't showing it Monday at a Democratic fundraiser in Miami Beach. "I don't think people quite understand. Nancy Pelosi is not simply the first woman speaker of the House," he told the crowd. "I think she's going to go down as one of the greatest speakers of all time. And she's very nice and she's very friendly, but, boy, she is tough. And that's what you need when you're putting up with all the criticism and the carping and the griping — and that's from the Democrats. I mean, you should see what she has to put up with — from the Republicans. So I could not have a better partner in trying to move the country than Nancy Pelosi."

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