November 9, 2009
I’m so proud of my President!! (not really!!)
Lawmakers Detail Obama’s PitchBy Jackie Calmes
In an odd coincidence, the House debate on Saturday to overhaul health care took place on the third anniversary of the 2006 election that gave Democrats majority control after 12 years of Republican dominance. It fell to President Obama and to Congressional leaders to persuade those Democrats still sweating the final vote that it would not prove the party’s undoing in next November’s midterm elections.