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Obama did not change Washington. Was there a way around united Republican opposition?

Posted on AllSides September 3rd, 2012
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On the January night in 2008 when he won the Iowa caucuses, Barack Obama delivered a victory speech that would reverberate forcefully across a divided America. Iowans, he said, had come together — Democrats, Republicans and independents — to stand as one in calling for a new politics of unity and hope. It was a message that would help carry him to the White House 10 months later.

“You said the time has come to move beyond the bitterness and pettiness and anger thats consumed Washington, the then-senator from Illinois...

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