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Harkin: Obama ‘Better Hope and Pray’ Palin Runs

Sen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa) tells NRO that if President Obama caves on tax cuts, and agrees to extend the Bush-era tax rates for those making over $250,000, then he “better hope and pray that Sarah Palin runs” in 2012.

“There will be a lot of erosion” among Obama’s Senate supporters, Harkin predicts.  ”He better stick to his guns or he’ll be swimming upstream with Democrats.”

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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