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President Obama eats green tea ice cream on Sunday as he visits the Great Buddha of Kamakura with Michiko Sato, temple director, and Takao Sato, the 15th chief monk of the temple, at Kotokuin Temple in Kamakura, Japan.

    Liberals prod Obama to show some muscle in tax-cut battle

    President Obama, after enduring global criticism of U.S. financial policy on a 10-day trip to Asia, is facing renewed anger at home from his own base, many of whom have two words of advice when it comes to thorny policy fights such as the Bush-era tax cuts: Toughen up.

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  • "The Elizabeth Warren wing of American politics is on the rise. From the moment Elizabeth Warren set foot in Washington, she changed the national conversation by fearlessly standing up to powerful interests on behalf of everyday people — fighting to make college affordable, expand Social Security benefits, and reform Wall Street," said Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. "President Obama and Democratic candidates nationwide are embracing Warren's economic populist message because it is popular with Americans and is what our nation needs."

    Elizabeth Warren assumes helm of populist wing of Democratic Party →

  • If her populist message sounds like political opportunism, however, she risks damaging herself and being overtaken by someone who can more forcefully take on the nation's 1 percent, said Adam Green, co-founder of the increasingly powerful Progressive Change Campaign Committee.

    One-percenter: Wealth of Hillary Clinton complicates her image as populist champion →

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