American Politics on the Eve of the Midterm Elections: Fall From Grace

How did Barack Obama, a new United States President of such extraordinary presence and promise, fall so quickly from grace? Why have his considerable achievements - financial stabilisation and economic stimulus, health, education, and financial regulatory reform - not paid political dividends for him and his party?

The World Today Updated 14 October 2020 Published 1 November 2010 4 minute READ

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