Tough times

7 November 2012 By Agnes T. Crane

Barack Obama’s decisive electoral win over rival Mitt Romney means the divisive Bush-Gore battle won’t be repeated. The U.S. economy, however, is in much worse shape than in 2000. Having a mandate helps, but the president, and the country, can’t get by with that alone.

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