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Criticism of Obama concerns Pelosi

MARKET DAY - Michelle Obama shopped for fresh produce and greeted vendors yesterday at the opening of a new farmer’s market located two blocks from the White House. Officials in Washington, D.C., will close an entire block to allow the market to operate each Thursday for the next seven weeks. Obama has been promoting locally grown food. MARKET DAY - Michelle Obama shopped for fresh produce and greeted vendors yesterday at the opening of a new farmer’s market located two blocks from the White House. Officials in Washington, D.C., will close an entire block to allow the market to operate each Thursday for the next seven weeks. Obama has been promoting locally grown food. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)
September 18, 2009

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The top House Democrat, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, said yesterday that she is concerned because some of the heated rhetoric against President Obama’s health care effort reminds her of the violent debate over gay rights in her native San Francisco in the 1970s. (Full article: 509 words)

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