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The Unbearable Heaviness of Governing: The Obama Administration in Historical Perspective Morton Keller

The Unbearable Heaviness of Governing: The Obama Administration in Historical Perspective

Morton Keller

Published November 1st 2010
ISBN : 9780817912680
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200 pages
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Taking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obamas presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obamas developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies ofMoreTaking a critical look at the realities that have shaped the first stage of Barack Obamas presidency, Morton Keller offers a history-focused examination of Obamas developing style of governing, with particular attention to his signature policies of the stimulus, financial, and health care reforms. The author considers this presidency in light of the facts of contemporary political life and the nature of key government institutions, such as Congress and the bureaucracy, and discusses what may lie ahead for the presidents policies and political prospects.