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Political Checklist: Will Republicans Support Obama's...

Clip: 09/12/2011 | 6m 17s

David Chalian, Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff take a look at the politics behind President Obama's new jobs plan: can he successfully frame opposition to his plan as opposition to economic recovery? And how will Republicans respond? They also preview Monday's CNN/Tea Party Express Republican presidential debate in Tampa Bay, Florida.

Aired: 09/12/11

Rating: NR

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