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By CNN’s Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) – Now we know that President Obama wants to deliver his major speech on jobs next Wednesday night before a joint session of the Senate and House. I've been calling it a "make or break" speech because jobs remains issue No. 1 in his bid for re-election and there are still so many millions of Americans out of a job. There are millions more looking for a better job. Unless the president can turn things around between now and November 2012, his re-election will be in very deep trouble irrespective of his Republican challenger.
For the millions who are unemployed, the nation is not only in a recession, it's in a depression. That's certainly what it feels like for them.
BY CNN’s Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) – The economy will be issue No. 1 in the presidential contest. But national security will be important, as well, and we just got a preview of the political debate that will unfold between President Obama and his Republican challenger – whoever that will be.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the front-runner for the GOP nomination according to our latest CNN-ORC International poll, didn’t mention Obama by name, but his target was clear when he addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention Monday in San Antonio, Texas.
By CNN's Wolf Blitzer
(CNN) - In May 1990, CNN asked me to serve as its Pentagon correspondent. I was expecting a relatively slow news story since the Cold War was winding down. I thought I would spend most of my time covering base closings and new weapons systems. That was not to be because Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait that August.
It was during the six months of Operation Desert Shield and the six weeks of Operation Desert Storm that I really got to know then-Defense Secretary Dick Cheney and then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Colin Powell. They were the leaders of the U.S. military. They became the chief spokesmen for the war buildup and then for the war itself.
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