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Obama may have trouble keeping Democrats on his track

March 8, 2009
Some Democrats have qualms about his plans for spending and taxes — and about his push to change so much so quickly.
By Peter Nicholas
Los Angeles Times
March 8, 2009
Reporting from Washington — President Obama is facing misgivings about his policy agenda from inside his own party, with prominent Democrats objecting to parts of his taxation and spending plans and questioning the White House push to do so much so fast.

Obama’s strategy is to advance on all fronts. Buoyed by favorable poll numbers, he is moving to jolt the economy with a massive stimulus package, revamp the healthcare system and push the nation toward renewable energy sources.

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