In this issue: COMMENT "Two More Years", by Steve Coll: President Obama's agenda after the midterm elections. THE TALK OF THE TOWN "Summit Push", by Nick Paumgarten: Hanging out with one of the world's greatest mountain climbers. "Crystal Ball", by Andrew Marantz: A day in the life of a digital prophet. A REPORTER AT LARGE "Double Jeopardy", by Paige Williams: In Alabama a judge can override a jury that spares a murderer from the death penalty. LETTER FROM JERUSALEM "The One-State Reality", by David Remnick: Israel's conservative President is calling for civility – amid an atmosphere of increasing intolerance – and is paying a price THE CURRENT CINEMA "Hard Knocks", by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Foxcatcher and The Homesman.