Democrat DeFazio: Obama's Re-election in Trouble

Friday, 19 Aug 2011 01:41 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
With President Barack Obama’s approval rating hovering around 40 percent, it’s no secret that his re-election bid won’t be easy. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., came out and stated the obvious, Portland’s KGW News reports.


“With a respectable, someone who is a little bit toward the middle-of-the-road, Republican nominee, he’s going to have a very tough time getting re-elected,” said DeFazio, a founding member of the House Progressive Caucus.


He sees Obama as no sure bet in Oregon, which the president won with almost 57 percent of the vote in 2008. “I've just done six town hall meetings,” DeFazio said. “People are shaking their head and saying 'I don't know if I’d vote for him again.' I believe Oregon is very much in play.”


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Perdue: Nunn 'Not Prepared' to Deal With Real Issues

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 12:43 PM

Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's general election Senate campaign, hammering Democrat M . . .

Braley Drops Two Obama Campaign Pros in Iowa Race

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 12:15 PM

Iowa Democrat Senate candidate Bruce Braley has dumped two Obama campaign veterans from his team, quietly hiring replace . . .

Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley in Iowa Amid 2016 Talk

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 07:16 AM

Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.The Maryland governor is filli . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved