Watch Obama Pitch His $447 Billion Jobs Bill

The president pitches his bill before submitting it to Congress

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Alongside the myriad of tactics President Obama is employing to push his $447 billion jobs package, the president is also giving a speech from the White House as he submits the bill to Congress. The proposal combines tax cuts, infrastructure spending, and the extension of unemployment insurance benefits. Will the Republicans give it a fair look at it? "On Friday, House Republican leaders wrote to Obama that they looked forward to receiving the full legislative package and promised to give it swift consideration, even as they signaled they were likely to recommend changes and alternative proposals," reports the Los Angeles Times. Here's the live feed to the president's speech set to begin at 10:40 a.m.:

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