Salit: So, it's not that Obama turned the issue over to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. It's that it came from them.
Newman: Yes. I don't know that Obama fully agreed to that part but I don't think he had much choice. The party did win that "internal" fight.
Newman: And now Obama is obliged to lead this fight.
Salit: I'm assuming the Democrats have a Plan B.
Newman: Of course. The Democratic Party are not dumbbells.
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