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Economy: Obama Jobs Plan / The Republicans / A Discussion #1004718

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 2011
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(Studio: John King) President Obama's promotion of his jobs plan noted. [In a press conference, OBAMA - says he has not seen a Republican proposal to put people back to work.] Speaker of the House John Boehner's jobs plan mentioned. [September 15, BOEHNER - comments on job growth via the private sector.] [Senator John McCAIN - speaks about a jobs plan through growth. not government spending.] [October 6, OBAMA - asks what would they {Republicans} do.] A September 16 Republican memo on Obama's jobs proposal quoted.

(Studio: John King) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Jessica Yellin about the Obama jobs plan. [YELLIN - says the White House will get behind a vote on each component of the jobs bill; states the question is can Obama get some of the bill's components passed.] [GERGEN - says it is time for both sides to stop campaigning and get down to helping the economy rather than helping themselves; comments on the political games on both sides.] The opposition to the jobs bill from Senator Jim Webb quoted.

(Studio: John King) Tomorrow's appearance by Texas Governor Rick Perry on CNN noted.

Reporter(s):
King, John
Duration:
00:08:40

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