Obama Invigorates Progressives as 2nd Term Begins

A presidential campaign that was largely about jobs and the economy gave way during Monday's inaugural ceremonies to a sweeping affirmation of progressivism and call for "collective action." Now, liberal allies of President Obama say they're closely watching to see whether the second-term president follows through on issues with which he has struggled before. Obama's groundbreaking references to climate change and gay rights in his second inaugural address particularly surprised many...Full Story
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