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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 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 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 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.

Obama to sign homebuyer, jobless bill assistance (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is set to sign a $24 billion economic stimulus bill providing tax incentives to prospective homebuyers and extending unemployment benefits to the longtime jobless who have been left behind as the economy veers toward recovery.

Obama budget dir. pledges deficit action next year (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama’s top budget official promised Tuesday that the administration will try next year to wrestle the skyrocketing budget deficit under control to avoid higher interest rates and putting the health of the economy in jeopardy.

Obama warns on job losses, urges export boost (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

U.S. President Barack Obama warned on Monday that more U.S. job losses lay ahead despite a turnaround in the economy, and he called for a new “post bubble growth model” with greater focus on U.S.