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The road ahead

  • Aired: 11/09/2012
  • 18:29
  • Expires: 11/09/2017
  • Rating: NR
Just days after winning a second term in the White House, President Barack Obama is faced with the same Republican-led house that thwarted many of his biggest policy goals over the past four years.
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After winning a second term, President Obama confronts grave challenges.
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