The Administration Confronts Its Flagging Popularity

President Barack Obama listens during a briefing about the ongoing response to the BP oil spill, at the Gulfport Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss., June 14, 2010. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is seated at right. - Official White House photo by Pete Souza via Flickr

President Barack Obama listens during a briefing about the ongoing response to the BP oil spill, at the Gulfport Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss., June 14, 2010. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is seated at right.

Official White House photo by Pete Souza via Flickr

The Administration Confronts Its Flagging Popularity

A new poll finds almost sixty percent of Americans are not confident the president will make the right decisions for the nation. How the administration is trying to fight back.

A new poll finds almost sixty percent of Americans are not confident the president will make the right decisions for the nation. How the administration is trying to fight back.

Guests

John Dickerson

chief political correspondent for Slate.com and CBS political analyst and contributor. Author of "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star."

Jerry Seib

executive Washington editor, "The Wall Street Journal."

Karen Tumulty

national political reporter, "The Washington Post."

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