Thomson ReutersFebruary 7, 2013 17:45
By Thomas Ferraro
LEESBURG, Va. Feb 7 (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress have always had some gripes with their president, Barack Obama. He doesn't call. He doesn't schmooze. He's not tough enough with Republicans.
But this year, the complaints, as well as the complainers, are fewer than ever, with some of his old critics confessing that they're starting to come around.
That's the message from the annual retreat in suburban Virginia of Democratic members of the House of Representatives.