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Obama jobs speech venue part of election strategy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s use of a rare joint session of Congress to deliver a jobs speech on Thursday reflects a political strategy to try to blame Republicans for an economy at risk of sliding back into recession. The choice of venue — the Republican-controlled House of Representatives…

Needs More Mel Kiper

I’m watching the convention in HD on CNN. It kind of ruins the whole “HD” thing by making the person on stage small in the middle of the screen and the surrounding them with useless, repetitive graphics like an audience noise meter, a rotating schedule of things that happened five…