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January 3rd, 2013
08:37 PM ET

Obama criticized for repeating mistakes: He is back to the 'politics of gridlock,' says prominent columnist

In 17 days President Barack Obama will again take the oath of office. A new term with a new congress. A chance to hit the reset button on the partisan politics that plagued him through his first term.

Or is it?

The Washington Post's David Ignatius today in an Op-Ed writes: "It's depressing that after four years of gridlock, a president who won what was supposed to be a decisive election is back once again to the politics of gridlock."

Has the President already blown his shot at a new start?

OutFront Tonight: Former White House deputy press secretary Bill Burton and CNN Contributor Reihan Salam, he also writes for the National Review.


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