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Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election
Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election

Jobs and the economy remain tops on voters' minds heading into the midterm election, and House Speaker John A. Boehner wants to re-focus his Republican Party on a "five points" pocketbook agenda before November. The speaker, known for an unwavering repetition of his trademark slogan -- "Where are the jobs?"-- will expand on that theme in an economic address Thursday as lawmakers prepare to  leave town for a month-plus of campaigning. "Look at the state of things: flat wages, higher prices, a six-year slog to regain the jobs lost during the recession," Boehner will say at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, according to excerpts of the...

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