05 Feb '11, 6pm

Obama urges entrepreneurial focus on America: WASHINGTON: Barack Obama on Saturday urged entrepreneurs to focus

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama on Saturday urged entrepreneurs to focus on the needs of America and "make their mark". "If we make America the best place to do business, businesses should make their mark in America," the President said in his weekly radio address. "They should set up shop here, and hire our workers, and pay decent wages, and invest in the future of this nation," stressed the president. "That's their obligation." Obama is scheduled to address the Chamber of Commerce on Monday in what analysts see as a bid to smooth over their contentious relations of the past. Last year, the chamber opposed Obama's health care reform, his drive to change Wall Street practices as well as other legislative initiatives. The group also gave millions of dollars in campaign donations to Republican candidates. The White House publicly responded by publicly accusing the chamber of funnel...

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