By Peter Alexander, NBC News correspondent
When it comes to getting his ambitious $3.5 trillion budget passed through Congress, President Obama is hoping for better success than his hometown basketball team, the Chicago Bulls, had on the court last evening. The president spent his Friday night out, witnessing the Bulls get beaten by the Washington Wizards. Our White House correspondent John Yang will be on the broadcast tonight to tell us about how the president is preparing for battle with powerful lobbyists and special interest groups. We'll also bring in CNBC's Scott Wapner to address the growing economic crisis.