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  •  Not really. (0+ / 0-)
    In his first term he had large majorities in both houses of Congress.  
    He had a nice majority in the House, but because of the filibuster needed 60 votes in the Senate.  Al Franken wasn't seated for months, and shortly after he arrived Ted Kennedy died, so Obama had a filibuster-proof majority for a relatively short time.  

    Plus, in my earlier comment I was referring mainly to candidates in House and Senate Democratic primaries and in the general election for Congress.

    Renewable energy brings national global security.     

    by Calamity Jean on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 10:15:30 AM PST

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