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Health Care Pushes Other Issues to Margins

News New York Times 19 March 2010
International Economy

President’s Budget Vital to Maintaining America’s Global Strength

Report 25 March 2009
Last night President Obama made the case for his budget, which includes important action on health care, energy and climate, and education. Taking action on these issues is vital to maintaining America’s position as a global power. Some have argued that in the midst of recession now is not the time to advance these issues. This has it backward.
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International Economy

International Implications of a Domestic Progressive Agenda

Report 24 February 2009
Tonight President Obama will deliver an address to Congress, where he is expected to highlight his domestic agenda. But the world is watching this speech every bit as much as one on national security.
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A Progressive Domestic Policy is Vital for America’s Security

Report 18 December 2008
This morning, President Bush outlined his domestic legacy during a forum at the American Enterprise Institute. For more than two centuries, much of America's power and influence abroad has come from its domestic strength, specifically the vibrancy of its economy and the respect other countries had for its values. The Bush administration leaves a legacy at home that has greatly weakened US economic competitiveness and moral authority abroad.
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