January 14, 2014

Whatever else happens, the issue is still jobs



So many things happen every day that can distract the attention of lawmakers. At the Boehner press conference last Thursday, one reporter asked the speaker's thoughts on the Chris Christie bridge matter. Another asked about growing troubles in Iraq. Yet another asked about immigration.

They're all interesting topics, and some are even in the purview of the speaker of the House. But when it comes to the public's concerns, Boehner appears determined to remember that the big question in 2014 is the same as it was in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013: Where are the jobs?

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