'World News' Political Insights: Democrats Try to Salvage Pride in Lame-Duck Session

Having navigated the thickets of thickly drawn party lines on taxes, President Obama now must overcome a potent force inside his own Democratic Party: pride. The deal cut by the president and Republicans on taxes almost appears certain to hold, as Congress stumbles toward a conclusion of a lame-duck session with more agenda items than time. But the Democratic anger that erupted on Capitol Hill last week will continue to play itself out. At its heart, it stems from long-held skepticism about...Full Story
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