Pelosi Tells Disappointed Clinton Supporters to Avoid 'Victim Politics'

It's expected that both Obama and Clinton's name will be placed into nomination followed by a state-by-state vote devised to appease disappointed Clinton supporters. Clinton has said that she will vote for Obama but will not tell her delegates how to vote. Some Clinton insiders, however, told ABC News that the vote may not happen because of fears that such a display might disrupt the party's long-sought attempts at unity.

So far, it appears as though the roll call vote is still on.

"I most certainly think that calling roll over the states is an important piece of tradition. It's part of our culture. As you say, sometimes, people say it might not look as clean and neat as some people would like, but so what. It's the democratic way. We will come out unified and organized. The person that deserves all the credit is Sen. Clinton because her statements have been absolutely great. She's a pro. She knows what's important for our country. Her leadership will be something very commendable coming out of this convention," Pelosi said Sunday.

Pelosi also said that she believes both Clinton and former President Clinton are on board to support Obama.

"President Clinton knows, probably better than anybody, what's at stake in this country and what a difference it would make. This is Barack Obama's convention. He selected Joe Biden as the nominee," she said. "We have to recognize the significant contribution that was made by Sen. Clinton and following her lead, we have to move forward and select Barack Obama as the nominee."

'Who's Taking Care of the Children?'

Pelosi is in many ways "the other woman" of the Democratic Party. While Hillary Clinton has enormous star power, Pelosi is the highest female elected official in American history. She reflected on her own experiences as a woman in politics, sharing a story she tells in her new book, "Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters."

Pelosi, who has five children and seven grandchildren, told Moran that when she first came to Congress 21 years ago, people were very concerned about who was taking care of her children, despite the fact that all were out of the house except one.

"What I say to these young women is your work in politics is an extension of your responsibilities as a mom -- to make the world a better place. So many things that all children need, better policies so that they can thrive. So who's taking care of the children? I'm taking care of the children."

'There Isn't Anything That's Been Improved in This Administration'

Emphasizing the country's need for change, Pelosi called President Bush's decision to veto a bill that would have provided health insurance to 10 million children "immoral." Neither Bush nor McCain supported the bill citing lack of funding.

"There are real differences here. This isn't about who and what, it's about what the policy is and what it means to the lives of the American people," she said. "We have a lot at stake in this election. The harm that the Bush administration has done to our country, whether it's the war without end in Iraq, what it's done to the economy, the growth of the deficit. What it's done to the credit and mortgage crisis, the energy crisis. You name it, there isn't anything that's been improved in this administration. We must turn this around and take the country in a new direction. I'll leave it to the academics and later I'll see what happened and analyze it, but right now we're in a fight."

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