August 24th, 2010
11:54 AM ET

10 things Obama must do in 10 weeks

Kristi Keck

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(CNN) - President Obama is facing criticism that his message has gone off track at a crucial time for his party and administration. With the midterm elections just 10 weeks away, the president's approval ratings are at their lowest. Analysts are predicting big wins for Republicans in November.

Ten weeks is an eternity in politics, and Republican and Democratic strategists say there are some key things Obama can do in the final stretch to restore the confidence of the American people and minimize expected losses for his party.

1. Simplify the message

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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. paul cooper

    Obama needs to take a harsher action towards the banks to help get us out of the recession

    August 24, 2010 at 2:25 pm |
  2. syanne

    Blah! Just so tired!

    August 24, 2010 at 12:43 pm |
  3. Nyak Gala

    I don't think the President has anything to worry about. I think that his approval rating has only increased since the election.

    August 24, 2010 at 12:30 pm |
  4. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Add 11 things to that list being don't show your hand because Republicans have no plans but like leaches they wait to attack all plans. Americans are still waiting on Republicans plan other than saying just No.

    August 24, 2010 at 12:20 pm |
  5. James Murphy

    Republicans can have it all. Whiners...

    August 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm |