honestReason 24/7The 2016 race for president may already be getting under way, but there’s a more imminent election in 2014, and the campaigner-in-chief is in California today raising money for that effort, and, by extension, for his second-term plans.

From Politico:

President Barack Obama said Wednesday at a DCCC fundraiser it would be difficult for him to pass a slew of second-term agenda items without Nancy Pelosi regaining her speakership.

"I would be dishonest if I didn’t say that it would be a whole lot easier to govern if I had Nancy Pelosi as Speaker," Obama said at the second Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser he attended, this one at the home of San Francisco investor Gordon Getty.

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