Michael Mathes

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Attacks on Obama legacy by Democratic candidates rankle party

World / Politics Aug 3, 2019

Attacks on Obama legacy by Democratic candidates rankle party

Barack Obama slashed U.S. unemployment, protected child migrants and delivered health care to millions. But several 2020 candidates scorched the popular ex-president at their Democratic debate, a strategy that risks alienating voters as the party seeks to regain the White House. With party divisions over ...