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Worried the liberal voice is being drowned out in the presidential campaign, progressive leaders said Monday they want to field a slate of candidates against President Obama in the Democratic primaries to make him stake out liberal stances as he seeks re-election.
Conventional wisdom says that President Obama is on the road to victory for re-election in 2012. Of the 270 electoral votes needed to win, Mr. Obama has 247 likely or safe electoral votes, compared to 180 for a Republican opponent, according to Larry Sabato at the University of Virginia. Mr. Obama would need only 23 more votes to win from the remaining 111 undecided.