Presidentwill return today to the U.S. to engage in the tough election battle, amid growing uncertainties about the economic future of the nation. The president will arrive in this capital from the seventh summit of leaders G-20 in Los Cabos, Mexico, where the leaders of the strongest economies in the world tried to join forces to rebuild the puzzle of the European crisis and global economic slowdown.
Obama is central to the recovery of so-called Old World and strengthening of the euro, in order to inject oxygen into the northern economy, suffering from an eventual stalemate. This possibility would further complicate the electoral chess for the ruler, who would move away your chances of getting a second term in November, compared to the potential candidate Republican Mitt Romney.
Obama returns to encounter a gloomy picture: an unemployment rate of 8.2 percent, according to official figures, which mean more than 12 million unemployed citizens demanding a job. The impending decision Supreme Court of Justice on the health reform law, promoted by the administration in 2010 and qualified as the main achievement of its three years in office, put on edge to the presidential residence.
If approved upheld the constitutional challenge by Republican opposition due to a controversial clause requiring purchase health insurance on pain of being fined, it would mean a devastating blow to the Executive. Uncertain continues the political landscape after the White House announced the temporary suspension of deportation of undocumented youth under 30 who had arrived before age 16, lived at least five consecutive years in the country and had no criminal record.
About 800 thousand young people without papers could benefit from this measure. Although surveys indicates that the Latino community, the brunt of the expulsion of aliens under the Obama administration-about 400-thousand a year, support the president, remains to be seen that reaction could lead to the decision in other groups of voters.
Meanwhile, the White House still must deal with a divided Congress and the danger of a contempt motion against the Attorney General, allegedly refused, as the conservative opposition, to give information about the scandalous operation Fast and Furious.
While Holder agreed to settle the dispute with the leading figures Republicans and Democrats in both chambers of the Capitol still hangs the specter of impeachment against him, which obscure the horizon over Obama's election.