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Obama voters keep the faith

Went looking for voters at the Tampa town hall meeting who have fallen out of love with President Barack Obama but no such luck. However, 52-year-old homemaker Susan Mascenik said he needs to make it clear that he won't be able to deliver on all points of his agenda.

"People would be less upset if it didn't sound like a promise,'' said Mascenik, who hadn't voted for a Democratic presidential nominee since Bill Clinton until Obama came along. "I'd like to see him try to follow through.''

Mag Councilman, a 31-year-old music teacher, said Obama's announcement of $1.25 billion in federal aid for high-speed rail gave his jobs-first State of the Union speech some backbone.

"It gave it more credibility,'' she said. "People are on edge here, and we need the boost.''

Louis Garcia, a 55-year-old retired firefighter, said he was just as supportive of Obama as he was when he voted for him more than one year ago. "He took over a nightmare,'' he said. "He's doing everything he can do.''


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Go to the largest, high-end health club near University of Tampa - you'll find PLENTY of disenchanted Obama voters. He won't win FL next time 'round.


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the obama loan modification it seems to be a non sense help __with the technology we have in 2010 they shouldn t have a person like me suffering for 7 months now to get some help __they SHOULD KNOW FOR SURE that i need that help and the only think i want is to keep being the decent legal resident i am __the only way here to get the help seems to be paying a lawyer [ how can i pay someone when i cant pay my loan ? ] __i truly think this is another business instead of REALLY HELPING people __how can they HELP me having me 7 months suffering and resending info to them ? is that help ? if i need help i need it soon - now i didn t pay 2 months of my loan and i am destroying what i bulit in 10 years living in the states - they ruining me - and i just wanted to be a decent person - they are not helping - this is a show - a suffering - this is wrong -

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