Oil Spill, Elections Weigh on the White House"

"At virtually every turn lately, the White House cannot shake the appearance that it is hamstrung and a step behind. From a major crisis such as the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to smaller and seemingly avoidable controversies over internal Democratic Party politics, President Obama and his team are on the defensive. "

Dan Balz reports for the Washington Post June 4, 2010.

See Also:

"Obama Cancels Asia Trip as Concern on Spill Mounts" (New York Times)

Source: Wash Post, 06/04/2010