President Barack Obama addressed a joint session of Congress and television viewers across the country last night, presenting a $447 billion package of tax cuts and new government spending meant to increase jobs in America. Obama urged Congress to "pass this jobs plan right away." After the speech, House speaker John Boehner said "The proposals the president outlined tonight merit consideration." Will Obama's plan pass through Congress and, more importantly, will it work?
Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, analyze the president's plan and talk about the likelihood of it gaining Republican support.