Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

The 2012 Election: An Epic Battle

Victories for the Republican Party in the 2010 midterm elections seemed to block President Obama at every turn and the GOP appeared to have a clear shot at controlling all three branches of government.

Credit Tyler Driscoll for Obama for America

On Tuesday's Up to Date, we take a closer look at the pivotal 2012 election with Jonathan Alter's book The Center Holds Obama and His Enemies. Also, we discuss some of Obama's struggles in his second term and how those compare to the challenges he faced during re-election.

HEAR MORE: Jonathan Alter will speak June 11 at 7 p.m. at Unity Temple on The Plaza, 707 W 47th St. For ticket information, click here

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