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Morning Update: Employment Concerns

by campaign2008
October 24, 2008

Following news of new statistics on U.S. jobless claims, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) outlined his economic agenda in a speech to supporters in Indianapolis on Thursday. Obama discussed his plan to create five million green jobs over the next decade-”jobs that pay well and can’t be outsourced; jobs building solar panels and wind turbines and fuel-efficient cars; jobs that will help us end our dependence on oil from Middle East dictators.”

Foreign Policy has created an “Electoral Map of the World” based on Gallup polls on the U.S. presidential election conducted in 70 countries.

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