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View Diary: Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: Obama job approval hits third record low in as many weeks (295 comments)

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  •  Deficit reduction is something that has to (0+ / 0-)

    take place in the long term, down the road. All of the proposals I've heard about recognize that.
    In the meantime he's negotiating for short term unemployment benefits, proposals to stimulate job creation, etc.
    Long term deficit reduction will be one of the keys to long term sustainability and development of progressive initiatives.
    Job one is to get people back to work. That will start lowering the deficit most reliably. It doesn't depend on Congress cutting spending or giving up pork.

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