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What Obama legacy?
What Obama legacy?

There is something about the start of a second presidential term that induces talk and speculation about the incumbent's eventual "legacy." Such notions are usually based on the president's accomplishments in the first term, plus expectations -- or fears -- of what might yet come. In most cases in recent times, the optimism that greeted the first term was dampened somewhat by the beginning of the second term. Bad economic times, war or other foreign policy intrusion, or some personal presidential shortcoming had taken a toll. The two most recent second-term presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, made it through their eight White House years despite, in the first...

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