Patrons at 'Stars and Bucks' critique her statements. 'We already know the quotes by heart,' one says.
Republican members weigh working with Obama versus more traditional opposition role.
Obama's actions, more than his speech, will have a big role to play in easing the historically bleak consumer mood.
This week is about the budget, as he issues his first, hosts a ‘fiscal responsibility summit.’
Liberal and conservative groups bridge some differences in new collaborative efforts to fight the problem.