07/15/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

How Pelosi And Obama Would Work Together

It is a prospect that thrills liberals and terrifies many Republicans: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi working hand-in-glove with a President Barack Obama.

If a Democratic tide rolls in this November, as some forecasters predict, the relationship between the two history-making politicians will be crucial to setting the nation's course on issues from the Iraq war to energy policy to health care.

"It would be remarkable," said Rep. George Miller, D-Martinez, a top Pelosi deputy and one of Obama's most ardent supporters on Capitol Hill. "With the two of them working together, I think there would be a huge amount of energy for change."

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