The debt ceiling debacle is over, but the latest news about jobs, the stock markets and the economy in general is as grim as ever. Today, President Obama is celebrating his 50th birthday. Next week, he'll get out of Washington and talk about new efforts to create new jobs. Michael Shear reports from Washington for the New York Times and he's chief correspondent for the Caucus blog.
Obama Looks for Ways to Revive Sputtering Economy
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