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Sat Nov 23, 2013, 06:43 PM

As Budget Fight Looms, Democrats getting frustrated with Obama

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/18/us/politics/as-budget-fight-looms-obama-sees-defiance-in-his-own-party.html


[font size="3"]They say Mr. Obama has been too passive and ceded momentum to Republicans.[/font] Their grievances are sometimes contradictory; some grouse that he takes on causes he cannot win, while others say he does not fight hard enough for principled positions. The failure to enact tightened gun control laws and the Republican hold on immigration legislation have left liberals little to celebrate this year.

“If you read the papers, you almost think the Republicans are in control,” said Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont, an independent who caucuses with Democrats and vigorously opposed Mr. Summers until he withdrew from consideration. “They’re constantly on the offensive. Democrats are on the defensive.”
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Sat Nov 23, 2013, 06:50 PM

1. profoundly stupid article

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Sat Nov 23, 2013, 11:20 PM

2. This probably should have been posted to ...

 

the GD, because it certainly isn't a good read. It's just a re-hash the whining.

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