PBS NewsHour

Political Checklist: What Can Obama's Speech Accomplish?

Clip: 09/07/2011 | 5m 36s

David Chalian and Gwen Ifill preview a big week in American politics: Wednesday night the Republican presidential candidates face off in another debate, which will be frontrunner Rick Perry's first. Thursday night President Obama will address a joint session of Congress on his new jobs plan amid his lowest poll numbers of his presidency.

Aired: 09/07/11

Rating: NR

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