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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 vows to work tirelessly to create jobs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama vowed Saturday to work tirelessly to get unemployed Americans back to work now that new statistics have shown a slight improvement on the job creation front.

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 touts Asia trade to create jobs (Malaysian Mirror)

WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama, back from a tour of Asia, called Saturday for the United States to produce more goods to sell across the Pacific, touting trade as a way to revive the troubled US economy.

Obama health drive faces critical vote (AFP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s signature drive to remake US health care strode closer to clearing a key Senate hurdle Saturday as the last two wavering Democrats agreed to vote to formally start debate on the bill.

Dalai Lama praises Obama on Tibet issue (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Saturday praised US President Barack Obama for taking up the issue of Tibet “very seriously” with Chinese leaders on his recent trip to China.

Obama touts Asia trade to create jobs (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama, back from a tour of Asia, called Saturday for the United States to produce more goods to sell across the Pacific, touting trade as a way to revive the troubled US economy.

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 faces showdowns on health, Afghanistan, jobs (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama will have scant time to rest up from his eight-day Asia trip.