Obama Woos Democrats

As the House and Senate begins moving on companion versions of Obama’s $3.6 trillion budget, the president is in desperate need of some Democratic support. And although he forcefully urged party unity at a closed-door on Capitol Hill Wednesday, tensions are simmering among Democrats over climate change, health care, and spending among other issues. So what Obama priorities could get rolled back? Democratic leaders in both chambers are pushing for narrower deficits and have abandoned a White House request for additional money for the Wall Street rescue.