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Obama agenda: Stuck at 9% for the rest of the year?

“President Barack Obama will be running for re-election next year with the unemployment rate likely stuck at 9 percent and the recovery still getting its footing, his budget office forecast yesterday,” Bloomberg writes.

“The scheduling snafu that pitted President Obama against House Speaker John Boehner could have another, unintended victim,” The Hill writes. “The Wounded Warriors are scheduled to face-off against lawmakers and their staff in a charity ice hockey game next Thursday, the same night that the president agreed to give his jobs speech before a joint session of Congress. The puck is set to drop at 7 p.m. (EST) at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va.”