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August 30, 2010 6:12 PM

Obama comes out swinging on economy, slams GOP on jobs

President Barack Obama signaled Monday that he'll tackle rather than run from the economy as he campaigns for Democrats this fall. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, the president accused Republicans of holding a jobs bill hostage for political reasons to the detriment of small business owners — and the workers they'd hire if the bill were enacted.

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