President Obama leaves for Asia

November 5, 2010

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Obama departs today for a ten-day international trip starting in India.

President Obama will try to shake off the sting of the midterm elections as he begins a tour of Asia, which includes stops in India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.

Steve Clemons is a senior fellow and director of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation and author of the political blog “The Washington Note.” He tells us what to expect from the president's 10-day sojourn.