Which one should we live-blog, the debate or the address? I’ll put up a poll the day before and let you guys decide.
(National Journal) — President Obama has asked for a joint session of Congress on Sept. 7 to present his plan for jobs.
In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, Obama said it is his intention to “lay out a series of bipartisan proposals that the Congress can take immediately to continue to rebuild the American economy.”
The president said the proposals focus on “strengthening small businesses, helping Americans get back to work, and putting more money back in the paychecks of the middle class.”
And here’s Jay Carney’s douchey response: