President Obama promised to send a jobs package to Congress in September and challenged Republicans to block it.
Obama’s Midwest trip has allowed him to address a central reelection challenge: his popularity has slumped among white voters—particularly young, poor and working-class Americans.
Rush Limbaugh rewarded Obama’s Tea Party heckler with an iPad and a 13″ MacBook Air.
Republican presidential candidates are attacking the very idea of government while President Obama is enthusiastically defending it. Obama told Wolf Blitzer he will be “held accountable” if the economy does not improve.
Firearms from the ATF’s Fast and Furious sting were linked to 11 more violent crimes.
While Obama sought to regain support in the Midwest, Gov. Rick Perry staged a rally just 11 miles away.
Veteran Washington Post political reporter Dan Balz wonders whether Rick Perry is ready for prime time. Karl Rove joined the criticism of Perry’s characterization of Fed Chairman Bernanke as “almost treasonous.”
Are Chris Christie and Paul Ryan considering getting in?
Fitch maintained its Triple A rating for the United States.
Critics are urging President Obama to cancel his Martha’s Vineyard vacation.
And Michelle Bachmann wished Elvis Presley a happy birthday on the day he died.