Obama Pledges to Keep Fighting in 4th Quarter of Presidency

With two years left in office, President Obama plans to go out swinging. At a Boise State University speech rife with sports metaphors Wednesday, he said that "big things happen in the fourth quarter." He cited the college football team's thrilling late-game victory over Oklahoma in 2007 as an example of why he will continue to push his priorities — college affordability, paid sick leave and tax reform — even as his time in office dwindles and cooperation from Congress seems unlikely. The president is on a road trip to push his agenda following his State of the Union address Tuesday.

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