Richard Trumka on the Jobs Crisis

Richard Trumka argued that America did not have a deficit crisis but a jobs crisis. He urged Congress to pass the president’s… read more

Richard Trumka argued that America did not have a deficit crisis but a jobs crisis. He urged Congress to pass the president’s jobs bill, and said the proposal was an important first step to getting more Americans back in the work force. He also advocated further measures to create jobs, such as measures to combat currency manipulation and reduce the foreclosure rate. He answered questions from the audience. close

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Richard Trumka on the Jobs Crisis

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 31, 2011

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  • Sep 30, 2011 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2011 | 11:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 01, 2011 | 4:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 2011 | 3:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2011 | 2:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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