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The president revealed a five point “To Do List” for Congress, which requests help for homeowners, small business tax credits, and jobs for Veterans. While President Obama asked for bipartisan progress, Senate Republicans were blocking a bill that would keep student loan interest rates down. Democratic strategist Bob Shrum and Joan Walsh of salon.com debate whether anything will get passed in Congress before November.May.09.2012