President Obama arrives at the U.S. Capitol Thursday, Sept. 8, to address a Joint Session of Congress in Washington, D.C.
President Obama greets Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, before addressing a Joint Session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol.(Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Obama takes the podium before addressing a Joint Session of Congress.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the U.S. Congress listen as President Obama laid out a jobs plan before the U.S. Congress that includes middle class tax cuts, infrastructure spending, help for the unemployed and the passage of trade deals designed to boost U.S. exports.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
President Obama is greeted by Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell, center, after Obama addressed a Joint Session of Congress on September 8, 2011, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of the U.S. Capitol Police watches President Obama announce his new jobs plan in a hall of the U.S. Capitol.