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Obama Weekly Address: Pushing Forward on Jobs

In his weekly address, President Obama said the jobs numbers released yesterday indicate that the job loss trend is improving, but that his administration remains committed to accelerating these trends and putting more Americans back to work. Next week, the President will announce additional ideas about growing the economy and adding jobs to our economy.

Unemployment Rate Slowed in November

In a hopeful jobs report before the holidays, the nation’s unemployment rate eased to 10% in November from 10.2 % in October, and the number of workers on payrolls was essentially unchanged last month, the Labor Department said today.

Obama’s Weekly Address: Traveling Abroad for Our Economy at Home

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama described the progress made during his trip to Asia, and detailed steps the administration is taking to spur job creation.  The President explained how increasing exports to Asia Pacific nations can create hundreds of thousands of jobs in America and described the upcoming jobs forum which…

Obama Weekly Address: Milestones on Economy and Recovery Act

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama said that while times are still too difficult for too many American families, this week saw real evidence of progress in the economy. On Thursday, we learned that in the third quarter the GDP grew for the first time in over a year, and grew faster…

Obama Weekly Address: Recovery and Jobs of the Future

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama touted the gains the Recovery Act has made in a little more than 100 days.  While the recession is still far from over, the Recovery Act has helped end the economic free fall, ease the rate of monthly job losses from 700,000 a month, extend unemployment…

Don’t come to the table with the same tired arguments…

On Thursday night, February 5, 2009 President Barack Obama spoke at the House Democratic Caucus Retreat in Williamsburg, Virginia. Worth watching! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QOL08vLxgQ&eurl=http://video.google.com/videosearch?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENUS279&q=Obama%20Remarks%20at%20Houseiurl=http://i4.ytimg.com/vi/7QOL08vLxgQ/hqdefault.jpg&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Transcript on the flip.