It might be time for him to come out with his own legislation, some say. Another suggestion: Wait until next year.
The administration is reviving several tactics that helped him get elected. But the opposition is aggressive, and Congress won’t be back in session for weeks.
The senator said healthcare would be Obama's 'Waterloo' – if Obama lost, it would break him. Now, Obama is using the comment as an example of crass Beltway obstructionism.
Obama launched a campaign on health reform Monday, but opposition is building on both sides of the aisle.
He is overseeing the boldest expansion of government in a generation. Is it a 'new pragmatism' right for the times or dangerous overreach by a young president?