October 13th, 2008
08:13 AM ET
12 years ago

Obama to lay out economic rescue plan

Sen Barack Obama will unveil a new economic plan today.

Sen Barack Obama will unveil a new economic plan today.

(CNN) - Barack Obama's campaign says their candidate will deliver a major policy address today in which he'll lay out his economic rescue plan for the middle class.The campaign says the Democratic presidential nominee will outline his proposals as he speaks at a rally in Toledo, Ohio. Obama is expected to speak sometime after 1:30pm ET, and CNN will have live coverage of the event.


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soundoff (92 Responses)
  1. W Spivey Merritt Island, FL

    BO I'm behinfdyou all the way

    Obama/Biden 08

    October 13, 2008 08:54 am at 8:54 am |
  2. Frantz Lormil

    I will vote for Obama on november 4th i please you to do the same thing that day do not stay home even you are independant or republican just go out to vote for Obama , he is our leader as an eagles

    October 13, 2008 08:54 am at 8:54 am |
  3. Bitter in Texas

    Can't wait to hear it...I'll be watching....and CNN, I want to hear the ENTIRE THING...no more Bush/McGimmick/McFaillin preempts, GET IT!

    October 13, 2008 08:55 am at 8:55 am |
  4. Praetorian, Fort Myers

    This should be interesting.

    October 13, 2008 08:55 am at 8:55 am |
  5. blaising

    This one is voting for That One.

    October 13, 2008 08:56 am at 8:56 am |
  6. Ian

    Finally, a balanced budget, pulling troops from all over the world, no national healthcare, no more meddling in the financial markets, no more meddling in other countries affairs.

    Good plan Obama, just what this country needs.

    Ron Paul '08

    October 13, 2008 08:56 am at 8:56 am |
  7. sabiboy

    Obama,

    This is an opportunity God has presented to lift and use you for the common good of mankind, please don't let mcsame continue to plunder this world with their failed policies and "we can do it all alone" atittudes. May God keep you and bless America.

    October 13, 2008 08:57 am at 8:57 am |
  8. Lis

    GO BO/ BI GO!
    We love you!

    October 13, 2008 08:58 am at 8:58 am |
  9. NY4Obama

    Should be interesting. At least HE has an idea and understanding of what is going on.

    October 13, 2008 08:59 am at 8:59 am |
  10. HouseDiva

    if the federal reserve gets to print money out of thin air with no backing of it whatsoever, and give it to bankers, mortgage, and insurance companies; why cant we do the same?

    it wouldn't be counter fitting because the money wouldn't look like the standard money that's being printed by the fed,

    October 13, 2008 09:02 am at 9:02 am |
  11. Kiah G

    Again the candidate of change is trying to make sure the PUNDITS hear him loud and clear on the economy, while McCain is trying to make sure we pay attention to him and his tactics.

    October 13, 2008 09:02 am at 9:02 am |
  12. Bob Indianapolis IN

    And it looks like he'll be able to do that without histrionics, drama or a fake "suspension of his campaign." AMAZING!

    October 13, 2008 09:02 am at 9:02 am |
  13. That one is Karl Marxs friend too

    This I would like to hear. This is the weakest part of his candidacy. He has no vision for the economy except taxing us working people and giving it to people and programs that don't work. Please tell us something that you will do that has substance. H Obama has done nothing of substance up until now. How can we think he will as president? Not gonna happen...

    October 13, 2008 09:03 am at 9:03 am |
  14. Overseas Obama supporter

    So there is actually a candidate with real plans he can explain? When will Joe Six-Pack figure out it's actually good to have a president that's smart and educated.

    So not just "My friends, I know how to do that my friends, I know how to turn the economy, my friends" ... then no explaination... My real friend will actually explain!

    October 13, 2008 09:03 am at 9:03 am |
  15. American Expat

    Great! Look forward to listening to Senator Obama's new rational, ideas on the economy. A real leader! Hail to the future chief!

    October 13, 2008 09:04 am at 9:04 am |
  16. Positive Campaigning

    Is America really ready for a leader who would bring intelligence to the job?

    I sure am. I'm impressed by the folks Obama has consulted with. He doesn't claim to know how to do everything like McCain does. He turns to an impressive array of advisors to arrive at reasonable conclusions.

    October 13, 2008 09:04 am at 9:04 am |
  17. Uninted. Centralist. Party

    Looking forward to hearing this.......

    October 13, 2008 09:05 am at 9:05 am |
  18. Veggie-Trunks

    I'm excited to see that Barack has not stooped so low as to be talking about he's going to whip McCain's "you know what" and crap like that. He's talking about the real issues like how we're going to get out of the mess we're in.

    McCain is washed up and needs to go out with dignity instead of the way he's going now, talking about he has Obama where he wants him. Please....

    October 13, 2008 09:06 am at 9:06 am |
  19. MD, TX

    He's going to tax it away. Obama's economic policies are nothing more than snake oil.

    October 13, 2008 09:07 am at 9:07 am |
  20. Ellie, Boyds MD

    GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA!!

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    GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA!!

    GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA! GO OBAMA!!

    GOD BLESS YOU MR. PRESIDENT, YOU HAVE EXUDED CALMNESS, INTELLIGENCE, REMAINED STEADFAST ON YOUR MESSAGE AND HAVE CLEARLY PROVEN THAT YOU ARE MORE THAN QUALIFIED TO BE PRESIDENT.

    October 13, 2008 09:07 am at 9:07 am |
  21. alpha

    viva! viva! viva!
    Obama 08

    October 13, 2008 09:08 am at 9:08 am |
  22. KIM C,RICHMOND,VA

    thank you for being presidential amongst the racism and hate mongers, instigators, and undercover racist (Palin & McCain)

    October 13, 2008 09:08 am at 9:08 am |
  23. James

    I only hope that CNN and others will focus on this, and not the soap opera story line that McCain would prefer we look at.

    October 13, 2008 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  24. Lynn in NM

    It's about time! He made a lot of noise about McCain, but he hasn't put forward any plans, either. I just love election year. A politician talk s out of both sides of his/her mouth at the same time. It's a real gift.

    October 13, 2008 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
  25. Spencer/Commonwealth of Virginia

    "Governor Palin knowingly permitted a situation to continue where impermissible pressure was placed on several subordinates in order to advance a personal agenda," the report states.

    That's called ABUSE OF POWER. It looks like you didn't vet her well enough old Johnny boy. And this is the woman who is going to run the country if something were to happen to McSame? Thank God for the C.I.A.

    No way, No How, No McCain, No Palin

    OBAMA/BIDEN 08

    October 13, 2008 09:09 am at 9:09 am |
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