Monday, March 30, 2009

Obama heads to G20 with challenges ahead

President Barack Obama heads to the G20 summit in Europe hoping to hammer out a plan to deal with the global economic crisis.

Obama is immensely popular abroad, but his ideas on reviving the world's economies has met resistance among other world leaders. Key European allies, for example, have balked at his call for them to stimulate their economies with increased spending.

The president's popularity and media mastery might help in prodding other members into consensus on a coordinated global effort on the recession.

On Europe Trip, Obama Will Test Power of Popularity

Washington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
By Dan Balz Can President Obama lead the world? That may overstate the ambitions Obama will take with him to Europe Tuesday for a week-long series of ...

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