What Should Barack Obama Do in his Second Year?

Barack Obama’s Second Year Agenda

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That was a long speech President Obama gave on Wednesday night. And crowded. In an effort to refocus his presidency, he touched on many domestic-policy proposals. Many. That's standard fare for a State of the Union—part rallying cry, part annual report. But Obama's had a high bar because his presidency is stalled. Can he get it restarted? And if so, how? One practical reality is that for all the ideas he espoused, he needs some concrete wins. What is the first thing he should try to do in his second year? On what issues do you think he can build a coalition that can pass a bill? Or do you agree with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who rebutted: "The federal government is simply trying to do too much." Drop me a line at editor@usnews.com, and let's see what we come up with.

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