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Obama, the Tea Party, and the future of American Politics

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Speaker(s): Professor Theda Skocpol
Chair: Dr Robin Archer

Recorded on 2 May 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

What happened to Obama's "new New Deal"? Why did his achievements enrage opponents more than they satisfied supporters? How has the Tea Party's ascendance reshaped American politics?

Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University.

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