Margaret Warner

PBS NewsHour

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Senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour

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As President Obama plunged back into the perils of  Middle East diplomacy , the White House worked hard to lower expectations.

Will President Obama Raise New Hopes for Middle East Peace?

As President Obama plunged back into the perils of Middle East diplomacy , the White House worked hard to lower expectations.

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