Presidential Remarks to Congressional Black Caucus

President Obama made remarks at the the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference. He focused on the… read more

President Obama made remarks at the the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference. He focused on the state of the economy and his jobs plan before Congress. He also responded to criticism from some members of the caucus that they were “getting tired” of inaction on unemployment by admonishing the audience to “Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes. Shake it off. Stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying.” close

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Presidential Remarks to Congressional Black Caucus

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301747-1
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White House Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 24, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2011

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  • Sep 24, 2011 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 24, 2011 | 11:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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