Cincinnati's Aftab Pureval (AF'-tab PYUR'-vawl) has joined a growing list of Democratic congressional candidates who are distancing themselves from the House minority leader from California. Pureval told The Cincinnati Enquirer that he believes there should be a new generation of leadership as "Washington is broken."
The 35-year-old former lawyer for Procter & Gamble is challenging incumbent Republican Rep. Steve Chabot in the November election. Chabot is seeking a 12th term in the traditionally Republican district.
A number of Democratic candidates nationwide have distanced themselves from Pelosi during their campaigns.
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