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Obama's Next Hiring Move: $1B Health-Care Jobs Plan

Plan to push innovation, reducing costs, as Congress deadlocked

(Newser) - With a deadlocked Congress still unable to launch any sort of jobs plan , the White House will announce today a $1 billion project for training and hiring health care workers, the latest in President Obama's "We Can't Wait" campaign, reports the Washington Post . The health care jobs... More »

I Want 20% Less Spending on Swag: Obama

Tasks federal agencies with trimming the fat in four other areas, too

(Newser) - If you happen to be sipping from a promotional coffee cup bestowed on you by a federal agency, hang on to it: You might not be getting a new one anytime soon. As part of his "We Can't Wait" campaign, President Obama will today announce his latest effort:... More »

Obama's Latest Jobs Push: Putting Veterans to Work

He issues executive orders, urges Congress to act

(Newser) - President Obama took to the Rose Garden today to issue a plea for another part of his jobs plan: a tax credit for businesses hiring unemployed veterans, and an even higher credit for hiring veterans with a disability. After fighting for our country overseas, Obama said, "the last thing... More »

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