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Obama's year in review

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Ken Rudin
Ken Rudin, former political editor for NPR News
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This week, Political Junkie Ken Rudin will review President Barack Obama's first year of his final term in office. 

Obama held a year-end press conference Friday.

From  The Washington Post:

The news conference marks the end of Obama's toughest year as president, when he saw his popularity drop to the lowest levels of his presidency. It also comes just two days after the release of a report by a White House review panel that called for a variety of safeguards and limits on a controversial National Security Agency surveillance program, and amid new delays in the implementation of the new health-care law and reports of more robust economic growth.