House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, are among top Democrats impugning Republicans as racist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, are among top Democrats impugning Republicans as racist. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)