September 26th, 2011
10:29 AM ET
President Obama is in full fundraising mode to begin the week, hitting seven separate events on the west coast before returning to Washington Tuesday afternoon. Media outlets are covering the glitzy events in full force, especially highlighting Lady Gaga’s quick chat with the POTUS at a private dinner Sunday night.
Meanwhile back on Washington, another government shutdown looks to be a possibility and the Washington Post does a fact check of the president’s recent trip to Cincinnati to tout his jobs plan before a crumbling bridge.
It’s all part of your morning briefing, below:
Obama heads to L.A. for fundraising push [CNN.com]
Lady Gaga attends Obama political event [CNN.com]
Obama offers pointed critique of Republican values [WashPost]
Small Donors Are Slow to Return to the Obama Fold [NYTimes]
Disaster aid or disaster in making? [POLITICO]
As Sides Dig In, Panel on Deficit Has an Uphill Fight [NYTimes]
Tennessee Senator Takes a Stand for Compromise [NYTimes]
Obama’s strained symbolism at an Ohio River bridge [WashPost]