o(AP) — Urging C ongress t of oll ow his lead, President Barack Obama on Tuesday l obbied lawmakers t oad opt his $450 billi on j obs plan, pr omising it w ould b o ost a hurting c onstructi on industry. Said Obama: "My questi on t oC ongress is, what on earth are we waiting f or?"
om a high sch o ol in the critical elect oral state of , Obama delivered a fiery speech t Ohi o oplug his plan. The audience was receptive t othe p oint of ad opting his refrain and chanting it back t ohim, sh outing: "Pass this bill!"
The event had the feel
of an Obama re-electi on event, right d own t othe music that played as Obama came out t ospeak, suit c oat off and sleeves r olled up on a sunny day. He tail ored his latest pitch t oh ow his pr op osed legislati on w ould help educati on, built ar ound a $25 billi on spending initiative f or sch o ol ren ovati ons.
al Ohi o one, Obama said, the bill w ould create j obs f or tens of th ousands of c onstructi ons w orkers.
Yet Republican lawmakers wh
oc ontr ol the H ouse flatly opp ose his plans t opay f or his plan by raising taxes on wealthier Americans
President Barack Obama t
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President Barack Obama greets students as the t
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Fwd: Obama prods Congress to move quickly on jobs bill
Obama prods Congress to move quickly on jobs bill