President Obama used a town hall meeting in the District to defend his administration's handling of the economy and argue that Republican ideas would undercut recent growth.
In portions of the event aired Thursday on CBS's "The Early Show," Obama said much of the economic uncertainty defining recent years has been alleviated and that companies needed to jumpstart hiring and "start placing their bets on America." Read More
Isn't it romantic? President Obama took first lady, Michelle Obama, to dinner for her 47th birthday. Beltway appreciates his choice of venue -- the Newseum. More specifically, "The Source," which is celeb chef Wolfgang Puck's establishment inside. We've never been. Hear it's nice. Read More