The Obama Administration: 2009–2012

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In November 2008, Barack Obama (a Democrat) won election to the US Presidency, and both the House and Senate remained firmly under control of the Democratic Party. Scientists, in general, and fusion researchers, in particular, were enthusiastic as new presidential appointments were announced for the White House (OSTP and OMB) and the Department of Energy.


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  1. 1.Fusion Power AssociatesGaithersburgUSA

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