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Daily Dose: Talk Tonight

Daily Dose: Talk Tonight

TALK TONIGHT: Join a town hall teleconference tonight with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Reps. Robert Dold (R-IL), Tim Griffin (R-AR) and John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Panera Bread Founder Ron Shaich, moderated by Kiki McLean. Click here to RSVP for the call.

MAKE WAY: For entrepreneurs. To create American jobs lawmakers must work together and support innovation: Steve Case for The Washington Post: Give entrepreneurs room and they will grow the economy
 
TOGETHER: That's one of the most-used phrases in State of the Union addresses. Will President Obama talk about putting partisan politics aside during tomorrow's speech? George E. Condon Jr. for National Journal: Dress Rehearsal
 
LOCKED IN COMPETITION: Sens. Mark Udall (D-CO) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) talk about why bipartisan seating at the State of the Union is a first step toward getting the body to work together: Mark Udall and Lisa Murkowski for The Denver Post: Guest Commentary: A modest proposal: Can we try to work together?
 
LOW: It's often said in Washington that American citizens dislike Congress, but love their own congressman. With record levels of congressional disapproval, how many incumbents will lose their seat in November? Charlie Cook for National Journal: Lower Than Low
 
STAT OF THE DAY: A total of 64 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with our system of government and how it works: Lydia Saad for Gallup: U.S. Economy Most Toxic of 24 Issues

 

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