President Obama has headlined 127 fundraising events, compared to 88 by George W. Bush and 76 by Bill Clinton at this point in their terms.
Obama and others are gambling that voters will see GOP’s stance on not raising taxes as recalcitrant and out-of-touch. Office of Management and Budget Director Jack Lew wants agencies to make 5 to 10 percent reductions for 2013.
Obama said he doesn’t think the U.S. is in danger of a double dip recession.
Vice President Biden told the Chinese they had “nothing to worry about” concerning the safety of its vast holdings of Treasury debt.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) says blacks want Obama to get tough.
Attacks by former aides to George W. Bush may help Perry with the Tea Party.
The White House claimed it waited so long to call for Syrian President Assad’s ouster because it was building an international consensus.