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Politics: Obama and the Left / A Discussion #999694

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 11, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama and the left examined; columnist Matt Miller quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Paul Begala and Candy Crowley about Obama and the left. [BEGALA - says he sees no sign of a primary challenge to Obama despite the liberal criticism; suggests the Obama folk focus on the Republicans: that will bring the Democrats back to Obama; suggests Obama needs a jobs package.] [From Iowa, CROWLEY - says we are reaching a crucial place in the election cycle with those unhappy sending a message; states Obama has to pay attention to the independents.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Democratic strategist Gary Pearce about Obama and the political base. [PEARCE - offers a baseball analogy about the Democrats and Obama; says he seems to believe the two parties can work together.]

Cooper, Anderson

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