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Can Obama's jobs plan pass? People expect action and deserve it right now, President Obama said in his jobs speech last night. And today, he took that message on the road. CNBC's John Harwood has the story.
Discussing the long term effects of President Obama's jobs speech, with CNBC's John Harwood and Eamon Javers.
I know people are frustrated with the economy and with what's going on in DC, says President Obama during a speech in Richmond, Virginia. The President is taking the pitch for his jobs plan on the road.
Will Obama's plan help the economy? Insight with Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities; Scott Brown, Raymond James, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Discussing President Obama's jobs speech, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian might like what he sees in President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs package but not so Marc Faber, the author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report, who is not happy about the President’s plan.
President Obama's speech was a good start and discussing what area job creation should prioritize and sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs speech, with Steve Case, Revolution CEO.
Discussing the state of the U.S. economy in regards to the airline business, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shares his thoughts on President Obama's plans for job growth, saying temporary tax rebates and stimulus will not work and will result in a debt hangover.
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It was a speech that offered alternatives that both parties have supported over the year, says Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), who discusses the need for investing in infrastructure and tax cuts.
We want to work with the President to make sure we can make a difference and employers can get back into the game and create some jobs, says Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who adds that certain items that cannot be agreed upon right now should be put aside to focus on the proposals that will work to create jobs.
The concerns taken away from President Obama's jobs plan, with Dick Armey, FreedomWorks/former House Marjority leader and R. Donahue Peebles, The Peebles Corporation chairman/CEO, who weigh in on where the costs will come from to fund the plan for job creation in the U.S.
"My concern is that this proposal will be paid for by the troops," says Rep. Howard McKeon, (R-CA), who says cuts will come out of defense.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the breakdown of President Obama's proposal to Congress to spur job growth.
“We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.
Discussing what business wants to hear from the President tonight on jobs creation, with William George, former Medtronic chairman/CEO; Gary Loveman, Caesars Entertainment chairman; and the CNBC news team.
What can really be done to create jobs in this country? Mad Money host Jim Cramer says it's pretty simple, drop the ideology and go where the jobs are already happening, as in the oil and gas industry.
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