All posts by Tara McMahon

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  • All you need to know about Obama’s package

    President Barack Obama called it a “patient’s bill of rights on steroids.” House Majority Whip James Clyburn referred to it as “the Civil Rights Act of the 21st century.” Conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation has labeled...

    • Posted March 24, 2010
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  • Grading the first year: Blame the system, not Obama

    Barack Obama began his presidency with historically high approval ratings. One year after his inauguration, he is now experiencing historically low approval ratings. But are these numbers more indicative of Obama’s performance as president or of the...

    • Posted January 27, 2010
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