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Obama: A Breakthrough Year For America

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In his weekly radio address, US President Barack Obama says he wants to work with Congress this year to bring back more of the jobs claimed by the recession or lost to overseas competition.

In his weekly radio address, US President Barack Obama says he wants to work with Congress this year to bring back more of the jobs claimed by the recession or lost to overseas competition.

U.S. President Barack Obama says he wants 2014 to be "a breakthrough year for America" with the creation of "good jobs that pay good wages" and offer Americans "a fair shot to get ahead."

Obama said in his weekly address Saturday he wants to work with Congress this year to bring back more of the jobs claimed by the recession or lost to overseas competition.

The U.S. leader said where Congress refuses to act, he will act on his own "to put opportunity within reach for anyone who's willing to work."
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