Obama to deliver major jobs speech on September 7

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Posted: Aug 31, 2011 12:09 PM
Obama to deliver major jobs speech on September 7

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has requested a joint session of Congress at 8 p.m. on September 7 to lay out plans to create jobs, boost economic growth and lower the U.S. deficit, the White House said on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Matt Spetalnick and Alister Bull; editing by Will Dunham)