President Obama and the progressives
The debt ceiling debate is the latest issue that has President Obama's more liberal base frustrated with his leadership. Has the President governed too much in the middle? Is there anything he should do to re-ignite the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party?
- Ed Kilgore: Senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, managing editor of The Democratic Strategist, and columnist for The New Republic.
- Joan McCarter: Senior Policy Editor for Daily Kos.
- "Why the liberal base has so little leverage with Obama" by Ed Kilgore
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