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7:43 AM, Jan 26, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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"Polls suggest that upper-middle-class voters, a crucial source of strength for the Democrats in the last election cycle, are souring on the president, and his support among non-college-educated whites remains as weak as ever. Again, this doesn't represent an embrace of Republican orthodoxy. Rather, it is an indication that the Democrats still don't 'own' middle-class squeeze."

Joe Klein: The problem is you, voters.

Great: For the first time ever, there are more than 2,000 federal subsidy programs.

Ouch: Indonesians mull tearing down "Little Barry" statue.

Video of Obama, then: Spending freezes are dangerous and McCain-y!

Jon Stewart goofs on Obama again.

Introducing the Middle Class Task Force.

Video: The Washington Post talks to Al Sharpton? Sure.

After hearing his pointed critique of the process, I asked him who in the Senate would make a better majority leader than Harry Reid. After a long silence, Sestak offered, "I don't know them all well enough. I like Jack Reed. ... No one jumps to mind."

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