If anyone could find me articles (involving Obama and the current issues) from websites such as cnn or msnbc that answer these questions, I would really appreciate it A LOT! -How has Obama "gone public"? Did he use the help of the press? -How does presidential approval set the limits of what Congress will do for the president? -Any article that discusses the electoral mandate and how it affects the president -Any article that discusses the impact of legislative skills -Any article that discusses Obama's approval rating and how it differs from the presidents before him -Does Obama find the bully pulpit difficult to use? -Why are the members of Congress encouraged to support Obama's agenda? Once again, I would REALLY appreciate this. I'm having a hard time finding articles for these topics and could really use some help.