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New Campaign Video from Obama: “Main Street”

President Barack Obama - Betting on America

In Obama for America’s new television ad – “Main Street” – Americans from across the country discuss how President Obama’s policies are helping move our economy forward. When the President took office, we were losing 800,000 jobs a month. But the President’s policies brought us back from the brink and we’re now moving forward again…

Obama: Betting on America

President Barack Obama - Betting on America

Today, President Obama will kick off a two-day “Betting on America” bus tour through Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. He begins his tour on the heals of promising economic news on the jobs front.

February Job Numbers Good News For Obama Administration

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Photo: Chris Prevatt

Slow and steady improvement is the outlook revealed in today’s report on jobs for the month of February 2012 from the U.S. Department of Labor. The economy added 227,000 workers to nonfarm payrolls in February, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, while the unemployment rate held steady at 8.3 percent. That’s the lowest jobless rate since…

State of the Union Wrap-Up

President Obama delivers his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol, White House Photo, Pete Souza

No one built this country on their own. This nation is great because we built it together. This nation is great because we worked as a team. And if we hold fast to that truth, in this moment of trial, there is no challenge too great; no mission too hard. As long as we are joined in common purpose, as long as we maintain our common resolve, our journey moves forward, and our future is hopeful, and the state of our Union will always be strong.”