Diane Lim Rogers

Chief Economist, Concord Coalition

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Chief economist with the Concord Coalition, and blogger at EconomistMom.com; former staffer in the Congressional Budget Office and senior economist on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers in both the Clinton and Bush Administrations

Diane Lim Rogers on KCRW

In the past month, President Obama has been criticized for presenting too grim a picture of America's current challenges.

President Obama's First Joint Session of Congress

In the past month, President Obama has been criticized for presenting too grim a picture of America's current challenges.

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Oratorical ability has been a defining characteristic of some presidents. For others, the inability to make a good speech has been a serious limitation.

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Oratorical ability has been a defining characteristic of some presidents. For others, the inability to make a good speech has been a serious limitation.

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