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Obama Promises Focus on Jobs; GOP Returns to Health Care Critique ( via Yahoo! News)

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama on Saturday continued last week’s focus on jobs and the economy, claiming credit for preventing a financial meltdown earlier this year and vowing to make combating unemployment his priority.

Obama: Efforts aimed at economy’s long-term health (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday sought to reassure Americans frustrated by high unemployment that he’s concentrating on jobs, while defending his administration’s efforts to strengthen the economy on several fronts.

Obama vows steps to restart job growth (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama pledged on Saturday to do all he could do reignite U.S. job growth as he defended his handling of the economy amid Republican attacks.

Obama: Jobs report a sign ‘better days are ahead’ (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama says a drop in the nation’s double-digit unemployment rate is some “modestly encouraging news” about the economy, but that a struggle remains.

Obama to discuss jobs, economy in Pennsylvania (AP via Yahoo! News)

On the heels of his White House jobs summit, President Barack Obama travels to Pennsylvania to promote his ideas for the economy and job creation.

Obama says must do more to ease unemployment (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama said on Monday his top priority was to tackle high U.S.

Obama asks for patience on economy (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to show patience over the economy and argued that his just-concluded Asia trip was critical for U.S. exports, countering criticism he had returned empty-handed.

Obama job approval rating drops under 50 percent (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s job approval rating has dropped below 50 percent in a second major poll in an indication he is suffering from the long healthcare debate and weakness in the economy, Gallup said on Friday.

Obama seeks equal partnership in Asia (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama pressed on with his mission to repair America’s global standing, telling Asians he was determined to engage them as equal partners in the economy, diplomacy and security.

Obama eyes domestic spending freeze (AP via Yahoo! News)

The Obama administration has alerted domestic agencies to plan for a freeze or even a 5 percent cut in their budgets, part of an election-year push to rein in record deficits that threaten the economy and Democrats’ political prospects next fall.