Obama: ‘Republican Party Right Has Moved So Far to the Right’ It’s Hard to Compromise

‘How do you deal with the power of special interests, and how do you deal with a Republican Party right now that has moved so far to the right that it is often hard to find common ground?’

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BARACK OBAMA: "There's a broad convergence of interest around those issues. I think what you are seeing among Democrats right now is a difference in tactics, tried to figure out -- trying to figure out, how do you get things done? How do you operate in a political environment that's become so polarized? How do you deal with the power of special interests, and how do you deal with a Republican party right now that has moved so far to the right that it is often hard to find common ground? That's, I think, the debate that is taking place right now. It is a healthy debate. Ultimately, I will probably have an opinion on it, based on a candidate of hope and change and a president who has some nicks and cuts and bruises over getting things done. But now I think it is important for democratic voters to express themselves and for the candidates to be run through the pace thats. Ring I can't say it -- the thing--"

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