February 13th, 2013
02:08 PM ET
10 months ago

Obama keeps pressure on Republicans with jobs plan

Washington (CNN) – Keeping up pressure on congressional Republicans after his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama launched three days of campaign-style speeches on Wednesday with a visit to a North Carolina manufacturing plant that he said epitomized his proposals for job creation.

Obama toured the Linamar Corporation plant in Asheville before telling workers that Congress should pass his proposals laid out in Tuesday night's speech that call for more job training and ending tax subsidies that reward sending jobs overseas.

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  1. Gurgyl

    You mean Ending war, signing Healthcare, raising 9 dollars in 19 states, etc??? Or looting on no needed wars, Tax-evasions on trickle down no sense, or shipping jobs to Gujatat, china?? Which one???

    February 13, 2013 07:24 am at 7:24 am |
  2. Name lynn

    It is the same old same old when its come to obama, because hes not cutting people money an not hurting the poor an middle class. Obama is hittng the rich pocket an the white house leaders is mad at obama because hes not durnig what they saids do, obama is great.

    February 13, 2013 07:36 am at 7:36 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    Of course the sides are entrenched in their core values. The question is how many issues will they be willilng to compromise on. When you have the House Speaker and the entire Tea Party sworn to never compromise "with this President" the prospect of getting something done that makes a difference looks pretty grim. No wonder Congress has a 14% approval rating, at last check.

    February 13, 2013 08:27 am at 8:27 am |