Nancy Pelosi on the GOP: "They Had to Put a Stop to Me"Lauri Apple11/06/10 6:40pmFiled to: Madam speakerNancy PelosiCongressPoliticsNancy pelosi minority leaderSpeaker Of The HouseGettypicE.j. DionneDemocratsRepublicansLynn woolseyRaul GrijalvaFire pelosiHire pelosiRepublican National CommitteeJim matheson71EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkA few hours before announcing her plan to run for House Minority Leader, Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a chat with Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. Her take on the Republicans' relentless attacks against her? "Because I'm effective."