12/08/2010 07:34 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Howard Fineman: Obama Won't See A 2012 Challenge From The Left (VIDEO)

HuffPost's Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday evening to discuss President Barack Obama's critics from the progressive wing of the party and the possibility of a challenge from the left in 2012.

"You hear some talk of Russ Feingold, but I agree with Joan [Walsh], it's highly unlikely," Fineman told host Chris Matthews. "Now looking at history, when Ted Kennedy challenged Jimmy Carter, the last time this happened, Carter was coming at the party from the right ... it was a whole different dynamic from this."


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