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Obama weighs lobby group speech to court business
Reuters ^ | 11/21/10 | Jeff Mason

Posted on 11/21/2010 8:41:04 AM PST by Nachum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is considering giving a speech in January to the Chamber of Commerce, a major business lobby, as part of a new outreach to corporations, a White House official said on Saturday.

The White House and the chamber have tussled repeatedly during the first two years of Obama's administration over policies that the group has portrayed as unfriendly to business.

After the November 2 congressional elections, which handed Republicans control of the House of Representatives and shrank Democrats' majority in the Senate, Obama said he had to do a better job of making sure the business community knew it has a supporter in the White House.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: group; lobby; obama; weighs
Chamber to Obama - "We Won"
1 posted on 11/21/2010 8:41:08 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
That's the ticket, Obama. Give a speech to tell American businesspeople how much you love them!

I feel more optimistic already!

2 posted on 11/21/2010 8:59:29 AM PST by SonOfDarkSkies (Liberals: It's what they know that isn't true!)
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To: Nachum

Hey hussein, go to hell.


3 posted on 11/21/2010 9:06:21 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Nachum

Obama needs to speak less and listen more.


4 posted on 11/21/2010 9:06:33 AM PST by RLM
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To: Nachum

Gee, the Chamber is sure to forgive being called foreign agents during the last election.

I hope they insult the Kenyan and don’t invite him.


5 posted on 11/21/2010 9:12:02 AM PST by y6162
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