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Monday, August 29, 2011

Obama prepares jobs speech

The White House scrambled Monday to finalize a new jobs initiative as President Obama nominated the last member of the economic team that will be charged with carrying it out.

In tapping Alan Krueger, a Princeton University professor and noted labor expert, to be chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Obama turned to an economist who officials said was well suited to guide the White House through a jobs crisis.
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2 comments:

David said...

Krueger, huh? Another reason not to fall asleep during this administration.

The Archer of the Forest said...

Do you think Obama will say anything of consequence (i.e. something substantive and not just throwing more money down a rabbit hole) during his speech?