Few, if any, have been better about getting her members to vote the way she wants than Nancy Pelosi.
Today, the Democratic House leader's message for rank-and-file members grumbling that jobless benefits weren't included in the Paul Ryan-Patty Murray budget deal was blunt: "Embrace the suck."
NBC confirms that was part of Pelosi's rationale for Democrats to get on board in a closed-door meeting Thursday.
“We need to get this off the table, so we can go forward," Pelosi also said, according to people close to her.
Politico first reported the comments.