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The American Jobs Act Invests in Our Students

Jay Chung, a Philadelphia music teacher, says that we need the American Jobs Act because it invests in our schools and our student’s futures. Chung is responsible for music classes at seven different schools in the Philadelphia school district. He travels from school to school, teaching percussion classes using plastic buckets from Home Depot, which […]

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“These Jobs Are Worth Fighting For”

President Obama and Vice President Biden addressed first responders this week in North Carolina, Virginia, and Michigan and called on Americans to back the Administration’s job plan, which will keep the nation’s hardworking police and firefighters on the job. President Obama wrapped up the White House jobs tour today with a visit to Fire Station […]

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President Obama: “I won’t take no for an answer”

Last night, Senate Republicans voted to block President Obama’s plan to put Americans back to work right now. But the President isn’t taking no for an answer. Watch his message to find out what’s next, and let him know you stand with him in the fight for jobs. The Republicans who voted yesterday to block […]

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President Obama: “Time for Congress to Meet Their Responsibility”

Immediately following the Senate vote on the American Jobs Act, President Obama released this statement: “Tonight, a majority of United States Senators voted to advance the American Jobs Act. But even though this bill contains the kind of proposals Republicans have supported in the past, their party obstructed the Senate from moving forward on this […]

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Let Congress Know Where You Stand

As the Senate prepares for today’s vote on the American Jobs Act, let your members of Congress know where you stand using Tweet for Jobs, our online tool that helps you find your Republican legislator on Twitter. The provisions in the American Jobs Act—from modernizing schools and keeping teachers in the classroom to repairing our […]

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“Siempre dicen no”

The Democratic National Committee’s latest Spanish-language ad calls out Republicans for saying no to President Obama’s policies, including the American Jobs Act—which would put more Americans back to work and more money into the pockets of small businesses and middle-class families. The ads will launch in selected markets next week, but you can watch and […]

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The American Jobs Act: Get Going!

You know the saying: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. We’ve got to get going right now—and put America back to work. And President Obama’s American Jobs Act would do just that. It would create jobs fixing roads and bridges, give tax credits to companies that hire new workers, and put more […]

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