President Obama introduced three initiatives this week that he plans to enact without consent from Congress – tax credits for hiring returning veterans, easier mortgage refinancing and breaks for repaying student loans. So are these concrete ways to inject a bit of life into the economy? Why are Republicans unimpressed? Would these ideas even help in the short term? To what extent are these plans just a means of attracting the demographic groups Obama thinks he needs to win next year? We discuss it all with Indiana Rep. Marlin Stutzman.