Inside Washington Sept. 4, 2011

This week on Inside Washington: The President’s jobs speech flap: why such a big deal about addressing a joint session of Congress Hurricane Irene and its aftermath: how will the federal government pay for the recovery?

Republican presidential politics: Texas Governor Rick Perry now leads in most polls. Mitt Romney reaches out to the Tea Party, but it’s not love at first sight. The House ends its 184 year-old Pages program. Who will pour the water? Who will tell members when it’s time to vote?