Former President Barack Obama visited Houston Tuesday night. He spoke at Rice University’s Baker Institute at an event marking the think tank’s 25th anniversary. Joining Obama on stage was former Secretary of State James Baker. Much of the event focused on the importance of bipartisanship and how that had broken down in the years between when Baker came to Washington and when Obama took office. The two agreed that the changing media landscape played a big part.
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Former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State James Baker both warned of the consequences of undermining the institutions that underpin America’s global leadership. The two addressed an audience at Rice University’s Baker Institute.