The Obama Coalition and the Future of US Politics

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The Obama Coalition and the Future of US Politics

Neera Tanden (president of the Center for American Progress) and Rick Smith (executive director of the Broadbent Institute) deliver speeches about progressive movements within American and Canadian politics, Ottawa, Ont., May 22, 2013.

Ms. Tanden, a former advisor to United States President Barack Obama, discusses the impact that Mr. Obama has had on the progressive movement in the U.S. Mr. Smith outlines strategies for encouraging progressive politics within Canadian government.

Afterwards, Ms. Tanden and Mr. Smith take questions and comments from audience members, including Green Party leader Elizabeth May.