Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

The Pivoting President The Pivoting President

This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Want access to this content? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation



The Pivoting President


House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, shakes hands with President Obama after his State of the Union address.

President Obama has shifted his political approach since the midterm elections in a renewed effort at bipartisanship. In the latest example, Obama has invited House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to a private lunch at the White House today to discuss a variety of issues. Here's a look at some of the other moves Obama has made to woo Republicans.


February 7: U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue introduces President Obama, who was praised for ordering a government-wide review of federal regulations that may be unfair to businesses. A day earlier, he invited several Republicans to a Super Bowl party at the White House.

comments powered by Disqus