Obama to Target Congress in 2012 Re-election Campaign – NYTimes.com

Obama to Target Congress in 2012 Re-election Campaign – NYTimes.com.

Obama to Turn Up Attacks on Congress in Campaign

HONOLULU — President Obama is heading into his re-election campaign with plans to step up his offensive against an unpopular Congress, concluding that he cannot pass any major legislation in 2012 because of Republican hostility toward his agenda.

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However the White House chooses to frame Mr. Obama’s strategy, it amounts to a wholesale makeover of the young senator who won the presidency in 2008 by promising to change the culture of Washington, rise above the partisan fray and seek compromises.

After three years in office, Mr. Obama is gambling on a go-it-alone approach.

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