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Botched health care rollout threatens to turn Obama into a two-term Jimmy Carter
In some important ways, the last month or so has seen some impressive advances for President Barack Obama. Under ordinary circumstances, his success so far at staring down Syrian dictator Bashar Assad over chemical weapons and then his rebuff of the House Republicans' demand to defund his health-care insurance law would be recognized as political triumphs.
By Jules Witcover
October 24, 2013