Although the British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown denied he had breached protocol, in a commentary published earlier this month, Brown praised Obama's proposals for a mortgage foreclosure prevention fund and said he believed Democrats offered stronger policies for a difficult economy.
"In the electrifying U.S. presidential campaign, it is the Democrats who are generating the ideas to help people through more difficult times," Brown wrote in Parliamentary Monitor magazine, a monthly publication that covers parliamentary and government issues.
"To help prevent people from losing their home, Barack Obama has proposed a foreclosure prevention fund to increase emergency pre-foreclosure counseling, and help families facing repossession."
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