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Obama Promises Focus on Jobs; GOP Returns to Health Care Critique (CQPolitics.com 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 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 urges Congress to put off Fort Hood probe (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Congress to hold off on any investigation of the Fort Hood rampage until federal law enforcement and military authorities have completed their probes into the shootings at the Texas Army post, which left 13 people dead.

Obama urges Congress to put off Fort Hood probe (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Congress to hold off on any investigation of the Fort Hood rampage until federal law enforcement and military authorities have completed their probes into the shootings at the Texas Army post, which left 13 people dead.

Obama tempers economic news with caution on jobs (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday tempered excitement about a growing economy with a sober outlook that more people will lose their jobs. He called that a heartbreaking reality and cautioned that even a burst of upbeat news “does not mean there won’t be difficult days ahead.”

Obama declares H1N1 emergency (CNN)

President Obama on Saturday declared a national emergency to deal with the “rapid increase in illness” from the H1N1 influenza virus.

Obama hails progress on health reform (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed progress by Congress toward approval of his health care reform, but blasted the health insurance industry for trying to block his proposals.

Obama urges lawmakers to finish healthcare reform (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

With a critical Senate committee vote on healthcare reform looming, President Barack Obama on Saturday urged lawmakers to unite behind the effort but Republicans warned the plan would slap a hefty tax on many Americans.

Obama addresses black caucus on health care (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama on Saturday resumed his push to overhaul the health care system, telling a Congressional Black Caucus conference that there comes a time when “the cup of endurance runs over.”