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Reading the Pictures: Obama's Jobs Address -- Key Optics

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2011-09-09-jbospp.pngThis frame leaves me wondering how the political cycle will be any different from before: a deft speech leading to appeasement leading to mostly a brick wall.

Obama Goes Before Congress To Lay Out Jobs Plan

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Attacking a deepening jobs crisis, President Barack Obama challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday night to urgently pass a larger-...

Time Set For Obama's Jobs Speech

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The tiff over the timing of President Barack Obama's jobs speech to Congress offers little hope that Republicans and the White Hous...

Jason Linkins

Reflections On The Great Scheduling War Of 2011 | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

In the end, what did we learn from the Great Logistical Kerfuffle of 2011? Well, we've been reminded that everyone in politics and the media is as thin-skinned and as petty as they ever were.

Sam Stein

White House Gives In: Obama To Address Congress Thursday Night | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a vacuous back-and-forth over whether or not the president would be invited to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, S...

Sam Stein

UPDATE: Boehner Asks Obama To Delay Major Jobs Speech | Sam Stein | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Upping the stakes of his push for a major jobs plan, President Barack Obama asked House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majorit...