Obama unveils jobs plan (23 images)

U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday proposed tax credits, tax relief and tax cuts for the middle class to get the economy going again. In a speech before a joint session of Congress, Obama proposed the American Jobs Act and urged Congress to forget politics and do what's right for the country.
Updated: Sept. 9, 2011 at 7:40 AM
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President Barack Obama arrives to address a joint session of the United States Congress on the subject of job creation on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 8, 2011. UPI/Kevin Lamarque/Pool
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