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Katie Couric Polls the People, Including a Cab Driver, For Obama Questions

Health care, the economy, the terror trials and the Super Bowl were all topics of this afternoon’s Katie Couric interview with Pres. Obama at the White House.

Couric and company arrived in Washington, DC late Friday night ahead of snowpocalypse.

The pre-Super Bowl presidential interview is becoming an annual event, including last year’s Matt Lauer interview with Obama ahead of NBC’s coverage. Which makes us wonder: will Fox News do an interview with Pres. Obama ahead of FOX Sports coverage of Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium next February?

Couric’s interview, which included viewer-submitted questions, after the jump…


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