August 9, 2010

IN FAIRNESS, THEY'VE DONE TOO LITTLE TO BRAG ABOUT IT:

Democratic candidates all but ignore their legislative successes (Janet Hook, August 9, 2010, LA Times)

As Democrats fan out across the country to campaign for reelection this month, many are surprisingly quiet about their hard-won accomplishments — the major bills they have passed under President Obama.

In an effort coordinated with the White House, congressional leaders are urging Democrats to focus less on bragging about what they have done — a landmark healthcare law, a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulation and other far-reaching policy changes — and more on efforts to fix the economy and on the perils of Republican control of Congress.

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 9, 2010 5:54 PM
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