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April 1, 2009 5:52 PM

Another Obama grassroots drive leaves lawmakers unfazed

About 200 Democratic Party volunteers, trying to keep President Barack Obama's campaign spirit alive, blitzed Congress on Wednesday with tens of thousands of pledges from voters urging support for his federal budget bill. The grass-roots drive is a major effort by Obama's team to change the way Washington does business. Members of Congress barely noticed.

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