In Jobs Speech, Obama Passes the Buck to Congress

The president introduces $447 billion jobs proposal, says it contains "nothing controversial."

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Near the close of his speech, Obama invoked the words of President Kennedy: "Our problems are man-made—therefore they can be solved by man." The president, however, failed to note that Kennedy never had to deal with a divided Congress. The nation will have to wait and see if such optimism is warranted.

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