TODAY @YaleLive: Obama and America’s next four years

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The 2012 elections are over and President Barack Obama and other U.S. political leaders of both parties have quickly refocused their attention on the economy, taxes, immigration, and a host of other pressing national affairs.

In a special episode of @YaleLive, three Yale scholars — Jacob Hacker, Beverly Gage, and David Bach — assess the issues they expect to be front and center in Obama’s second term.

Viewers may submit questions before and during the Nov. 15 live video conversation via Yale’s Facebook page, Twitter@Yale or

@YaleLive is a live video interview series offering people worldwide an opportunity to engage with Yale scholars.

The program will be broadcast on Yale’s YouTube channel at noon EST and will run roughly one hour. Watch at

Hacker is director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science.

Gage, professor of history, is an expert in U.S. political ideology and institutions.

Bach, senior associate dean at the Yale School of Management, studies the regulation of financial markets.

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