Obama tries to bridge differences, literally, on jobs bill
September 22nd, 2011
03:31 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama tries to bridge differences, literally, on jobs bill

(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Thursday took his pitch for his $447 billion jobs bill to the shadows of an aging bridge that connects Ohio and Kentucky - homes to the top Republican leaders in Congress, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Obama spoke in Cincinnati, on the Ohio side of the Brent Spence Bridge.

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  1. pmk1953

    The gasoline tax hasn't changed in years. Cars use less gas now, so there is less income. The cost of highway construction has gone up. Less money available + higher costs means you have to get the money from another source.

    September 22, 2011 05:14 pm at 5:14 pm |
  2. Sniffit

    "Obama tries to bridge differences, literally, on jobs bill"

    Yeah...and GOPers/Teatrolls live under bridges.

    September 22, 2011 05:16 pm at 5:16 pm |
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