What To Expect From Obama's First 100 Days

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With wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, a battered economy and strife in the Middle East, President Barack Obama comes into office with a full task list.

How will he lead during his first 100 days in the White House and beyond?

Plus, will delayed Cabinet confirmations stall his agenda?

For insight, Tony Cox speaks with Mary Frances Berry — professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania — and Ron Christie, CEO of Christie Strategies.

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