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Campaign 2012

Campaign 2012

American Jobs Act

The American Jobs Act was released by the Obama administration in September, 2011. This document contains the letter to Congress, the full text of the act, and a section-by-section analysis.

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CQ Weekly: No Work and No Play

Author: Joseph J. Schatz

Joseph J. Schatz of CQ Weekly looks at the many questions surrounding President Obama's speech on unemployment and, given the current political gridlock, discusses the paucity of potential options for policymakers.

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Interview Gary Burtless interviewed by Christopher Alessi

After a dismal new U.S. labor report, job growth is set to dominate debate in Washington, with anxious global investors watching. Economist Gary Burtless says the best policy formula involves investing in infrastructure and easing taxes for businesses.

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