President Obama is slated to present his plan for job creation Thursday night. For more, Robert Siegel turns to NPR's Mara Liasson, NPR's Scott Horsley from the White House and NPR's Andrea Seabrook from the House chamber.
The congressional "supercommittee" tasked with slashing more than $1 trillion from the deficit met Thursday for the first time. Should the bipartisan panel fail in its mission, there are stiff consequences.
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