The Story That Woodward Didn't Get

Bob Woodward is building a reputation as the Proust of policy wonks. His latest effort details, down to the last Frito, the Clinton Administration's 1993 battle of the budget. Woodward recounts the White House's struggle over whether to ditch Clinton's campaign promise to cut taxes for the middle class. He lays out how the President abandoned that pledge and spent precious political capital on tax hikes and deficit reduction.

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