Obama begins campaign-style jobs tour in key states
Matt SpetalnickMILLERS CREEK, North Carolina (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sought on Monday to turn up the heat on Republicans for blocking his jobs bill as he started a campaign-style bus tour across states vital to his 2012 re-election chances. Hitting the road again, this time in North Carolina and Virginia, Obama struck a populist tone and argued that Congress should pass at least parts of his $447 billion jobs package that was defeated as a whole last week. "We're going to give members of Congress another chance to step up to the plate and do the right thing," Obama told a cheering crowd at the airport in Asheville, North Carolina, the starting point for his three-day trek in a black armored bus. Read on...
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"Obama begins campaign-style jobs tour in key states", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 25/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-begins-campaign-style-jobs-tour-in-key-states