Dem Battle Plan: Make GOP Vote On Financial Reform -- Over And Over
Roll Call reports: "Senate Democrats think they have figured out how to go on offense against a united GOP intent on watering down and frustrating their agenda: Make them vote. Again, and again, and again, if need be. In what could be a template for the rest of the year, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has taken off the gloves and forced Republicans into a corner on financial reform, putting the onus on them to explain to the public why they are voting repeatedly to block debate on the bill."
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Obama's Day Ahead
President Obama will depart at 10:30 a.m. ET this morning from Des Moines, Iowa, arriving at 11:15 a.m. ET in Quincy, Illinois. At 1:20 p.m. Et, he will tour POET Biorefining in Macon, Missouri, and deliver remarks at 2 p.m. ET on rebuilding the economy. At 3:20 p.m. ET, he will tour a local farm in Palmyra, Missouri, and meet with the family that operates the farm. He will deliver remarks 5 p.m. ET in Quincy, Illinois, on the need to pass financial reform. He will depart form Quincy at 6:15 p.m. ET, arriving back in Washington at Andrews Air Force Base at 8:05 p.m. ET, and at the White House at 8:20 p.m. ET.