Barack Obama came to Washington promising sweeping changes in the way Washington did business. As the first African-American president he proposed a bold new agenda to match his historic election victory. However, his first year in office can perhaps be summed up by the phrase, Washington has changed Barack Obama more than Obama has changed Washington.
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