Every once in a while, a single anecdote sums up a 500-page political saga. So it is with “Confidence Men,” Ron Suskind’s revelatory look at Barack Obama’s flailing struggle to halt the deepest economic crisis since Franklin Delano Roosevelt ruled the White House.
Ron Suskind, author of "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President," discusses his new book. Suskind spoke on September 23 with Bloomberg's Sara Eisen and Michael McKee on "Bloomberg On the Economy"
Some women just bug men. Hillary Clinton did (and still does). Nancy Pelosi, who has replaced Clinton as the Scary Democratic Woman in Republican fundraising appeals, surely does. And now Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has joined the club.
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