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How would you rate President Obama's speech on Iraq, U.S. economy?



president_obama.jpgPresident Barack Obama's Oval Office address announcing the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq also addressed the U.S. economy. Obama said bluntly: "Our most urgent task is to restore our economy."

Obama said his central responsibility as president is to restore the nation's fragile economy and to help put the millions of people who lost jobs back to work. The president said that calls for strengthening education and job training, jump-starting industries that create jobs, ending dependence on foreign oil, unleashing innovation and nurturing ideas from entrepreneurs.


Read the full speech by Obama, then share your reaction: Did Obama's speech give you reassurance about the nation's economic recovery?

[Last modified: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 9:50pm]


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