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Reason.tv: Obama's State of the Union—Still Unfocused on Jobs

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During Tuesday's State of the Union address President Obama mentioned the word "jobs" 31 times, topping last year's tally by two. Back then he promised to make jobs his "number-one focus in 2010" and then promptly focused on passing ObamaCare, regulating Wall Street, slapping a moratorium on drilling for oil in the Gulf–he even made time to chat with the gals on The View (Prez doesn't know who Snooki is!).

Although Obama did make some attempts to fight unemployment directly (especially for public-sector workers), today the unemployment rate stands at 9.4 percent, almost as high as it was one year ago.

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Produced by Ted Balaker with Zach Weissmueller.

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