Politics & Government

January 20, 2009

Now, the hard part: President Obama has work to do

Barack Hussein Obama became the 44th president of the United States on Tuesday, a confident young leader ushering in a new era with a promise of bold action to lift the country out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. He looked out over a sea of perhaps 2 million people celebrating a turning point of history and looking eagerly for a fresh new voice and vision to lead the country.

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