Difficult Days: President Obama's Domestic Policy
Article first published online: 19 AUG 2010
© 2010 Political Studies Association
Volume 1, Issue 2, pages 54–57, September 2010
How to Cite
McKay, D. (2010), Difficult Days: President Obama's Domestic Policy. Political Insight, 1: 54–57. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-9066.2010.00024.x
- Issue published online: 19 AUG 2010
- Article first published online: 19 AUG 2010
From healthcare reform to energy policy, Barack Obama has struggled to push through his domestic agenda. David McKay reflects on a testing first 18 months in office.
Domestic issues dominated the 2008 US presidential campaign: the economy, healthcare, energy all featured prominently. But since entering the White House, Barack Obama has seen many of his proposed reforms blocked. David McKay looks back at a testing first 18 months for the new president.