"President Obama came back to Washington for photo-ops and really nothing more but for the optics of handling our country's business," said Republican strategist Ron Bonjean. "He'll be back to playing golf soon enough before August is over."
Obama's brief break from vacation on Martha's Vineyard baffles some →
Ron Bonjean, a Republican strategist, said Democrats may be able to get more Republicans onboard by attaching job-creation measures to the bill.
House refuses to be 'bullied' by Senate bill for extending unemployment benefits →