Ellison Says U.S. Needs to Focus on Creating Jobs

Aug. 2 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Representative Keith Ellison, a Democrat from Minnesota, talks about the impact of the debt-limit agreement signed into law today by President Barack Obama on the U.S. economy and need for Congress to focus on job-creation legislation. Ellison speaks with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)

There are 16 candidates running to replace Rep. Henry Waxman today. 16!

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Rick A. Jauert, congressional staffer

Mr. Jauert worked for 10 members of the House of Representatives, including seven from Minnesota.