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Analysts React: Can Obama’s Plan Deliver on Job Growth, Bipartisan Support?
September 8, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
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President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his plan for job creation. Judy Woodruff discusses the president's address with NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Center for American Progress' Heather Boushey.
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