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Ryan Lizza on the Obama Presidency and the Florida Primary

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

New Yorker staff writer Ryan Lizza gives an in-depth look at the first three years of Obama’s Presidency, and through interviews and internal White House memos —which have never been released to the public—with Obama’s handwritten notes, reveals how the President struggles with important decisions. The article “The Obama Memos” is in the January 30 issue of The New Yorker. Ryan Lizza will also report on what’s going on in Florida during that state’s primary.

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Comments [4]

Ed from Larchmont -- the right of free exercise of religion doesn't include an employer refusing health coverage for employees seeking legal medical procedures. Your right to swing your arm stops short at my nose. Planned Parenthood doesn't have the funds to "buy and sell" the President of the United States, and a majority of Americans and even Catholics want birth control to be legal and available. Find somewhere else to flog your agenda.

Feb. 01 2012 03:32 PM
tony from bayside

Why does the administration dislike Howard Dean etc.

Jan. 31 2012 01:51 PM
Luke from North Jersey

Obama was not aggressive against Republicans when he could have been - he shouldn't have allowed them to control the House. And he is too concessionary to Wall Street. AND he's worse than George W. Bush regarding foreign policy, thinking himself judge, jury and executioner.

Jan. 31 2012 11:51 AM
Ed from Larchmont

Last night on The World Over they considered why the president would alienate 1/3 of voters (Catholics, and others) by not allowing a conscience exemption in his health care bill. The only explanation is that he is bought and sold by Planned Parenthood, and thinks he can push their agenda through. In the choice between loyalty to Planned Parenthood and abortion, and being reelected, he will choose Planned Parenthood. (He pushed compliance with the contraception, etc. law until just after the election).

This is a clear overstepping of the First Amendment's right of free exercise of religion.

Jan. 31 2012 06:18 AM

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