Daily Archives: August 4, 2009

Analysis: Obama struggling to keep no-tax pledge

Here is all that Obama is thinking about[ The fallout reminded White House political aides that breaking the president’s promise not to raise the middle class tax burden would be blow to his re-election chances in 2012 and would prove noxious to his party in the 2010 midterm elections.] And look who is actually doing the work, all the cronies he put in to answer to him only. [ But keeping that option off the table — and out of the August congressional town hall debates over health care — won’t be easy unless Obama himself signals to lawmakers in the House and Senate which of the various financing plans he’s willing … Continue reading

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