Published on November 8, 2012 at 3:52 AM
Los Angeles Times: New Analysis: Maybe Stalemate's Latest Victory Means Voters Will Finally Win
Obama offered mixed signals in his final weeks of campaigning. He voiced support for compromise, but also pledged toughness ... "I'll work with anybody, of any party, to move this country forward," he said in his final campaign speech, Monday night in Des Moines. But, he added, there are "some principles you got to fight for. If the price of peace in Washington is cutting deals to kick students off of financial aid, or get rid of funding for Planned Parenthood, or let insurance companies discriminate against kids with preexisting conditions, or eliminate healthcare for millions on Medicaid who are poor, or elderly, or disabled -; I won't pay that price" (Lauter, 11/7).
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