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Obama’s political capital and the slippery slope of Syria

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | September 4, 2013

Even if the President musters enough votes to strike Syria, at what political cost? Any president has a limited amount of political capital to mobilize support for his agenda, in Congress and, more fundamentally, with the American people. This is especially true of a president in his second term of office. Which makes President Obama’s … Continue reading »