Former Newsweek White House correspondent Richard Wolffe tells the story of the Obama campaign, from an insiders view.
By Up to Date, Sept 8, 2009
Kansas City, MO –
Former Newsweek White House correspondent Richard Wolffe traveled with Barack Obama and his inner circle from the time Obama announced his candidacy to his victory 21 months later.
Wolffe, now a political analyst on MSNBC, joins Steve Kraske to talk about the man behind the podium, and how the President is coping with declining approval ratings and a Congress in disagreement over how to fix health insurance coverage.
Wolffe discusses Obama's formative years, his influences, how he rose in prominence so quickly, and what forces drive the President to this day.