Obama Hasn't Held Press Conference In Four Months

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Keith Koffler CQ Politics

For months, President Obama was like an ATM for the media, dispensing answers to questions with what seemed like just the push of a button.

The president was swamping the airwaves, printing presses and the Web with a nonstop fusillade of interviews, news conferences and even town hall meetings. In the latter arena, he would on occasion beg one of the locals with an opposing view to lob a question his way.

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