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13
Jan
12

‘with or without congress, I’m going to keep at it’

President Obama delivers remarks on government reform in the East Room of the White House

Text of President’s remarks here

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VP Biden at Central Bucks West High School in Doylestown

Thanks Alycee – pics from @BKoltnow

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Steve Benen: …. As recently as two weeks ago, Romney had a fairly specific number in mind when it came to the jobs created by his vulture-capitalist firm: “I’m very happy in my former life; we helped create over 100,000 new jobs.”

A few days ago, the total dropped: “[we] …. created tens of thousands jobs.”

This morning, the Romney campaign unveiled a new ad, which moved the goal post again. Greg Sargent picked up on the new message: “The ad claims Romney only created “thousands of jobs,” which is the latest shift in his campaign’s claims.”

So, over the course of two weeks, Romney has gone from “over 100,000 jobs” to “tens of thousands” to “thousands.”

By next week, I expect Romney to tell us, “I probably created a handful of jobs.

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