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A Victory for the President'€™s Jobs Plan (Sort Of)

A Victory for the President'€™s Jobs Plan (Sort Of)

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Earlier this week, President Obama, ardent lover of three-word mantras, introduced a new slogan for his American Jobs Act: "We can't wait!" The president exhorted Congress to act on the jobs creation plan he introduced in September. The audience at last night's Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. live debate at NYU's Skirball Center vehemently agreed with the president: After the conclusion of the debate, 69 percent voted for the motion "Congress should pass Obama's jobs bill'€”piece by piece"; 22 percent voted against the motion; and 9 percent were undecided.