What Unites Obama’s Coalition — and What Could Divide It

One conclusion that jumps from the Pew Research Center/USA Today national survey released today is that the coalition that reelected President Obama last fall remains in step behind him — and is largely unified behind the key elements of his increasingly aggressive second-term agenda.

But the poll also suggests that failure to generate more rapid economic recovery could nonetheless strain the powerful coalition Obama has assembled. [cont.]

Ron Brownstein, National Journal