The hawkish prime minister, who presented his new government Tuesday, shows a distinct change in style and tactics – though not substance – since his 1996-99 term.
The president meets with skeptics in his own party to boost support for his $3.6 trillion plan.
But how much will they cost Americans, particularly during a recession?
While he is popular, American policies are not. He will be hard-pressed to win concessions on his plans for the economy or Afghanistan.
What's already been done to make the White House environmentally friendly -- and what else could be done.