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This morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a resolution on giving Congress a vote on the Iran deal. Far from the original hawkish legislation, however, the compromise that emerged after days of lobbying on Capital Hill by administration officials seems to have defanged the war caucus by shortening the review period, giving the president a veto over Congressional objections, and dropping extraneous poison pill provisions.

No Quack: Why Barack Obama is Not Done Being the Most Consequential President in Modern US History

When pundits were writing the obituary of the Obama presidency after the Democrats' loss in November's midterms, they badly misjudged this president's tenacity. Not only is Obama not ready to go quietly into the good night, he is well positioned in the last two years in office to do what he has always been about: make big changes and expose the right wing. Let us see why.