Tapping his power to drive change, Obama convenes education leaders for his college initiative

  • by: JIM KUHNHENN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 16, 2014 - 3:35 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama tested his persuasive powers Thursday, summoning university presidents to the White House to win their commitments to expanding access to higher education and to demonstrate a new determination to use his own presidential authority in the face of legislative roadblocks.

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