Congressional Democrats are nay-saying Obama’s budget

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As Congress begins picking through President Obama’s vast election-year budget, many Democratic incumbents and candidates seem to be finding something they love — to campaign against.

Obama’s budget gives his fellow Democrats an unlikely campaign tool — a catalog of ways to establish their distance from controversial aspects of his administration. The time-tested campaign tactic of politicians declaring their independence of their party leaders is particularly important for Democrats this year because being an insider is a political liability in an anti-incumbent year.

Full story: Congressional Democrats are nay-saying Obama’s budget – latimes.com