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Obama, by pitching jobs plan before Congress, again turns to the Big Speech

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/08/2011

Scott Wilson

"Barack Obama has been here before politically endangered, doubts mounting about his leadership, and a growing sense that, for all his promise, he has lost his way.

"As he has done before whether to salvage a candidacy or revive a policy Obama will resort to a device that has been successful for him in the past: the Big Speech.

"With most of the country saying he has mismanaged the economy, President Obama will use an address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday to outline his plan to create jobs and head off a second recession. It will be the fifth time Obama has spoken to a joint session, the howitzer of the presidential communications arsenal.

"But the risks this time are as high as the potential for any reward."

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"Obama, by pitching jobs plan before Congress, again turns to the Big Speech", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), août 2011. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-by-pitching-jobs-plan-before-congress-again-turns-to-the-big-speech