U.S. Government Struggles to Stay on Message: Baer

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- In today's "This Matters Now," Donald Baer, worldwide CEO at Burson-Marsteller, talks with Tom Keene about the difficulty for the White House and Congress to focus on issues and relay a message to the American people. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Relations Between Obama and Putin are Pragmatic: Lavrov
11:27 - Relations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama are very pragmatic and there’s a “need for normalcy” between the two countries, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Bloomberg TV. However, he also said the U.S.’s “obsession” with Assad’s personality isn’t helping in the fight against the threat posed by Islamic State.
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