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Posted on October 6, 2009 | tags


U.S.: Obama’s trying to “extend” the stimulus to help unemployed

  • We’re thinking through all additional potential strategies for accelerating job creation.
  • Top Obama adviser David Axelrod • Describing the current state of affairs regarding job creation. Realizing that a 9.8% unemployment rate is unlikely to win the administration any friends, they’re working on a plan that won’t require a second stimulus but will adjust the first to help create more jobs. Democrats in Congress are also trying to assist with the plight of jobless by increasing unemployment benefits for those long-jobless. • source