We've been tracking
Democratic opposition all week in the U.S. House to President Obama's tax deal with Republicans, and the mounting opposition
to it from within his own party in Oregon's
congressional delegation and elsewhere.
Turns out today that U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio
(D-Ore.) was happy to be the point man leading the opposition
among House Democrats in what appears to be their new up-the-ante challenge
to the White House.