Return of the Fireside Chat: Obama Delivers First Democratic Video Address

Yesterday, President-elect Barack Obama recorded the "Democratic Radio Address" using video as well as audio. The New York Times notes, "It may seem like a political no-brainer in the age of YouTube, but as aides to Mr. Obama pointed out, it is a first for a president or president-elect." In the message, Obama urges Congress to "pass at least a down-payment on a rescue plan that will create jobs, relieve the squeeze on families, and help get the economy growing again." Watch it:



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