A Few Democrats Oppose Obama Jobs Bill

A few Democrats oppose Obama jobs bill

It's not just Republicans who are blocking President Obama's jobs bill.

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  • Why some Democrats oppose Obama's jobs bill
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    10/12/2011 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Why some Democrats oppose Obama’s jobs bill
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    10/11/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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