Obama’s Second-Term Inaugural Ambitions Meet Political Reality

by Blogburger on July 21, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 19: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the Trayvon Martin case during remarks in the White House briefing room July 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama said, ‘Trayvon Martin could’ve been me, 35 years ago.’ (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — Six months ago, President Barack Obama stood on the Capitol steps and offered a soaring liberal vision for his second term. Buoyed by re-election, he said the nation must pursue without delay steps to protect children from gun violence, tackle climate change and overhaul fractured immigration laws. But the intervening months have showcased the political limits of Obama’s ambitions. The result has been an uneven and…

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