Reuters - President Barack Obama, previewing a big push on the U.S. economy next week, on Saturday defended policies that he said "have stopped the bleeding" and put the middle class on the road to recovery.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American public will get a competing mix of rhetoric and imagery in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, a speech that offers a heavy dose on the economy even as it plays out against a visual backdrop dominated by the current national debate over guns.
An ongoing log of the daily activities of the 44th president of the United States during his first 100 days:
-President Obama gets to add another "first" to his resume when he becomes the first sitting president to appear on a late-night talk show--in this case, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Even before his appearance, some said Obama "might be showing a little tone-deafness by heading to Hollywood" (FoxNews.com).
Reuters - President Barack Obama defended his economic policies on Wednesday in the face of tough questions from skeptical Americans less than five weeks before congressional elections that threaten his fellow Democrats' grip on Congress.
Reuters - President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended his economic policies and slammed the Republican opposition as he courted the powerful U.S. labor movement for support in November 2 congressional elections.