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President Obama and his party are pursuing a new strategy to force the GOP into a debate on popular antipoverty programs, beginning with this week¯¯¯s focus on the extension of long-term unemployment benefits. It¯¯¯s a plan designed to frame this year¯¯¯s midterm elections in populist terms – an approach that Democrats believe will exploit a central GOP vulnerability with voters. Republicans – for the first time in a while – are now trying to find an effective defense.
|Pressured On Poverty Programs, GOP Divided On Defense|
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