Obama: Washington Feels Broken

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President Obama says he underestimated how politics trumps problem solving in Washington.

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    11/18/2014 - 5:53 am | View Link
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  • Obama: Washington 'Feels as Broken as it Did Four Years Ago'
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  • Barack Obama says Washington 'feels as broken as it did four years ago'
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