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Divided We Stand

Divided We Stand
New book about the 2020 election.

Friday, February 12, 2010

President Obama's Midterm Exam

A Parents Weekend Presentation

Saturday, February 13 at 2:45 pm in Mary Pickford Auditorium.

By some measures, the president has done extremely well:

Success on congressional roll calls

Global public opinion


But US public opinion remains a mixed bag:

Approval is down.

Political and policy climate has gotten chillier for his party.

What happened?

In the 2008 campaign, he raised expectations very high.

He has kept many promises, but broken some.

The deficit:

Total Revenues and Outlays


Unemployment Rate