The Cook Report: Hang On Tight

Cook, Charlie
February 2011
National Journal;2/19/2011, p23
The author comments on U.S. President Barack Obama's fiscal 2012 budget. According to the author, the fiscal budget released by Obama can be considered a compromise between Democrats and Republicans because the deficit-reduction figure is more than what Obama has recommended and what Democrats desire but less than what the Republicans are seeking. He adds that this compromise budget will add points to Obama's reelection bid because it is what voters want as they criticize the growth in government spending.


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