Anne E. Kornblut wrote on WASHINGTONPOST .COM THE FOLLOWING "Burdened by low approval on the economy, President Obama brought former president Bill Clinton and investor Warren Buffett to the White House on Wednesday to talk about job creation. White House press secretaary Robert Gibbs denied that Clinton--who oversaw record surpluses and was generally seen as business--friendly--was brought in to mediate between business leaders and Obama, now under fire from corporate leaders for his econimic policies. see the full story here
Jim Malone from VOANEWS.com wrotes "In U.S. politics, President Barack Obama's public approval ratings are hitting new lows and a growing number of analysts now believe opposition Republicans have an excellent chance of winning back control of at least one chamber of Congress in midterm elections in November. see the full story here
So whats going on in the Obama camp? Is Clinton being brought in because of his high approval ratings, (currently higher than even Obama's) and his powers of persuasion to play peacemaker and to help save congressional seats in November?