Obama turns to populism to boost second-term agenda

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 10, 2013 9:44 AM
President Obama is once again turning to populism to reinvigorate what has been a lackluster second term. The move was signaled by a lengthy speech by the president last week focused on income inequality that touched on raising the minimum wage and providing universal pre-K education, two issues popular with Obama’s base. In the coming days, the White House is expected to double down by tackling college affordability — specifically, extending low-interest rates on federally backed student loans.