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State of the Union: the ‘yes we can’ president is back

Most two-term presidents spend their latter years defending their legacy. David Cameron's "bro" is determined to keep setting the agenda

By James Bone  

Obama doesn't want to see out his last days as president talking about his past actions. © TNS/ABACA/Press Association Images

There are two distinct advantages to being a “lame duck” president who is entering the final two years of his second term. The first is, by definition, that you no longer need to get re-elected so you can do what you want. The second is that you are not really…

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