09 Sep '11, 1am

Obama unveils $543b jobs plan, urges Congress to pass it

US President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a US$447 billion (S$543 billion) jobs plan which he said would 'jolt' the stalled economy at an 'urgent' time for a nation facing a deep economic and political crisis. --PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a US$447 billion (S$543 billion) jobs plan which he said would 'jolt' the stalled economy at an 'urgent' time for a nation facing a deep economic and political crisis. 'I am sending this Congress a plan that you should pass right away. It's called the American Jobs Act,' Mr Obama told lawmakers, as senior officials said the plan, a mix of tax cuts and spending, would total US$447 billion. Mr Obama delivered the plan in a rare joint session of Congress, seeking to repair public trust in his economic management, to slice into 9.1 per cent unemployment and to revive his own political...

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