Mission Improbable

Kettl, Donald F.
December 2006
Governing;Dec2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p23
The article talks about the game plan of U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi. The author cites the elements of her plan, including the full implementation of the 9/11 Commission anti-terror recommendations. According to the author, U.S. President George W. Bush could find himself facing a string of Democratic bills designed to drive a deeper wedge between Republicans and the electorate, despite his pledge to work with Pelosi.


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