President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, in the Oval Office, after Stevens' announcement that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court. (April 9)

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, in the Oval Office, after Stevens' announcement that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court. (April 9)

President Obama’s popularity has been falling at home but rising abroad: analysis of the president’s leadership style, how it has evolved and his effectiveness in Washington and around the world.

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  • James Thurber professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University
  • Ron Elving Washington editor for NPR.
  • Richard Murphy served as U.S. Ambassador to Syria, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, and former Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs under President Reagan

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