Analysis: Obama's Oil Spill Speech Reflects New Battle Plan

For President Obama, the Oval Office address Tuesday night was about more than the oil spill. His ability to project more command, competency and compassion in response to the crisis in the Gulf of Mexico— and the eventual success of the administration's actions — will have repercussions for his ability to do anything else, from pushing legislation on energy and jobs to holding down Democratic losses in the midterm elections. So his tone was unyielding toward BP and his language almost...Full Story
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