Rich Dem, Poor Dem

Edsall, Thomas B.
October 2009
New Republic;10/7/2009, Vol. 240 Issue 18, p16
The article presents an overview of political support which U.S. President Barack Obama received from both poor and very wealthy Democrats before and after his election. A discussion of the views that wealthy and poor Democrats have on health care reform and the bailout of the U.S. financial system is presented. The impact that both groups may have on Obama's political career in the future is discussed.


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