President Barack Obama talks about Hurricane Irene, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, before announcing that Princeton University labor economist Alan Krueger... more 
President Barack Obama talks about Hurricane Irene, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, before announcing that Princeton University labor economist Alan Krueger has been named as top White House economist. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Walsh
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 11:33 AM EDT