Economy

New Fiscal Threat as President Obama Addresses Nationi
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February 11, 2013
As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union address, the US is facing several economic challenges. Despite signs of recovery, economic growth remains sluggish, government debt continues to rise, and millions of Americans are struggling to find jobs. Mil Arcega looks at the economic hurdles in the president's second term.

New Fiscal Threat as President Obama Addresses Nation

Published February 11, 2013

As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union address, the US is facing several economic challenges. Despite signs of recovery, economic growth remains sluggish, government debt continues to rise, and millions of Americans are struggling to find jobs. Mil Arcega looks at the economic hurdles in the president's second term.


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