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Economic Team Announcement

Obama, Barack (2008) Economic Team Announcement. [Video]

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    Good morning. The news this past week, including this morning’s news about Citigroup, has made it even more clear that we are facing an economic crisis of historic proportions. Our financial markets are under stress. New home purchases in October were the lowest in half a century. Recently, more than half a million jobless claims were filed, the highest in eighteen years – and if we do not act swiftly and boldly, most experts now believe that we could lose millions of jobs next year. While we can’t underestimate the challenges we face, we also can’t underestimate our capacity to overcome them – to summon that spirit of determination and optimism that has always defined us, and move forward in a new direction to create new jobs, reform our financial system, and fuel long-term economic growth.

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    Item Type: Video
    Uncontrolled Keywords: economic crisis; economic growth; economic team; global crisis; income inequality; education; health care; economic recovery; health care reform
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    Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2008
    Last Modified: 05 May 2011 13:12
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/1152

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