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Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Transportation Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about efforts to build a national high-speed… read more

President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Transportation Secretary LaHood spoke to reporters and answered questions about efforts to build a national high-speed rail system. The administration’s plan included $13 billion in federal money for a “down payment” on creating speedier passenger train service between major hubs across the country. They also emphasized the plan’s potential benefits to employment and the environment. close

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Presidential Remarks on High-Speed Rail System

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285318-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2009 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2009 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 16, 2009 | 9:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 12:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2009 | 6:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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