Obama Assails GOP on Economy, Addresses NYC Islamic Center

In his first press conference since May, President Obama assailed Republicans for opposing his economic agenda and spoke out passionately about Pastor Terry Jones' threat to burn Korans and Muslims' right to build an Islamic Center two blocks from Ground Zero. The president also announced that he is appointing University of Chicago economist Austan Goolsbee to be chair of his Council of Economic Advisers. He took aim at the previous administration and the "partisan minority" that he says are...Full Story
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