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Breaking down Obama’s jobs plan

President Obama urged Congress Thursday night to pass a $447 billion plan that he said will get the economy moving and create jobs. The proposal would cost a little more than half of the 2009 stimulus package and, according to Obama, be paid for by additional deficit reduction that he will outline Sept. 19.

Breaking down Obama’s jobs plan
Sources: White House, Congressional Budget Office, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Karen Yourish and Laura Stanton/The Washington Post. Published on September 8, 2011, 8:01 p.m.
 
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