Presidential Economic Address to Joint Session of Congress


AIR DATE: Thursday, September 8, 2011
OVERVIEW:
President Obama presented his plan for job creation and economic growth before a joint session of Congress. In his remarks he appealed for pragmatic bipartisanship and swift action in order to restore jobs and spur economic growth. He also outlined several parts of the plan that emphasized infrastructure investment, veterans programs, small business incentives, tax reform, and federal spending priorities.
KEYWORDS: Business & Commerce, Economic Policy, U.S. Economy, Employment Policy, Washington Politics, Joint Session