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Obama’s 2013 State of the Union proposals:
What flopped and what succeeded

Washington Post, by Glenn Kessler

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Posted By:toledo, 1/28/2014 8:21:01 AM

Every president announces a slew of initiatives in his State of the Union address. Here, in order of delivery, is a summary of the key proposals, pledges or priorities announced by President Obama a year ago — and what happened to them. In general, Obama’s success rate has been relatively poor since Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in 2011. In 2013, Obama had only four wins out of 23 proposals checked, for a batting average of .174. (If we exclude the five “in the works” proposals, the batting average rises to .222.) To see how Obama has fared

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 1/28/2014 8:32:43 AM     (No. 9708620)

Blame it all on the republicans for his ineptitude.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 1/28/2014 9:19:54 AM     (No. 9708695)

I don´t have to read the WaPo´s airbrushing of history.
I know that everything Obama planned to do or did flopped, and NOTHING succeeded.
Unless his goal was to increase unemployment, increase food stamps, increase the debt, heighten racial tension and discord, raise energy costs, raise food costs, demoralize and destroy the military, alienate allies, sell out Israel, and help the Iranians get their A-bomb.

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