Under increasing criticism for his economic proposals and his approval rating dropping, President Obama will hold his second prime-time news conference on Tuesday.
The White House announced that Obama will appear at 8 p.m. and it will be nationally televised from the White House.
Obama held his first prime-time press conference on Feb. 9 to build support for the $787 billion economic stimulus package that eventually passed Congress.
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