The Republican Party is celebrating success after two of its members won House seats in New York and
With his speech on the jobs bill, Obama has set himself up against the "do-nothing" Congress.
"Every proposal I've laid out tonight is the kind that's been supported by Democrats and Republicans
. . . says a former Republican Congressional staffer.
US President has embarked on a three day tour of Midwestern states.
Only 58.1 per cent of the US population is in work, the lowest level since 1983.
The President is keeping it low-key as the focus moves to the next potential crisis: jobs.
This package of measures will compromise growth and push the US economy back into recession.
Obama's "deal" isn't a compromise. It's capitulation. And there were alternatives.
The President is staying firmly on the sidelines, in the face of another potential financial crisis.