by Carrie Budoff Brown, Jennifer Epstein |
December 19, 2014
The White House strategy to defeat the anti-Castro bloc in Congress involves a coordinated push to sell President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy to Big Business, human rights groups, lawmakers and Cubans themselves.
Opponents of President Obama’s diplomatic opening toward Cuba began plotting for the long road ahead to block the administration’s new policy, focusing on areas where congressional consent is necessary.
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.