This Week's Agenda: Obama's Jobs Tour, First Tea Party Debate

Monday, September 12, 2011

President Barack Obama continues his jobs tour this week, with stops in Columbus, Ohio and Raleigh-Durham, N.C., rallying support for his jobs plan. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to speak at a conference on regulation of systemic risk on Thursday, five days before the Federal Open Market Committee begins its meetings next week. Tonight, is the first Tea Party debate, which GOP presidential hopefuls Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry are expected to attend. And Anthony Weiner's old Congressional seat in New York's ninth district is up for grabs in a special election tomorrow.

Todd Zwillich, The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, and Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for WNYC and The Takeaway, look ahead at all the big stories in the news this week.

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In the past few years, all over the country the Tea Party has held events with guest speakers and there has been many people attending those events. Multiple times the Tea Party has stormed Washington DC and of course the liberal media has negated the fact that there was thousands and thousands of people in attendance.

Oct. 12 2011 09:56 AM

Why is the NY congressional election "dangerous"?
A disgraced Demorat Congressman resigns, the new Democrat candidate is a "bad campaigner" and a new Republican challenger offers a positive change.
Is electing a Congressmen about maintaining political conceit or getting the best representative available for the job?
If the political parties were reversed, would be called hope and change?

Sep. 12 2011 10:59 AM

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