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Obama's giving another speech.

8:08 AM, Aug 17, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The Associated Press scoops:

Seeking a jolt for a wilting economy, President Barack Obama will give a major speech in early September to unveil new ideas for speeding up job growth and helping the struggling poor and middle class, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.

"The official emphasized that all of Obama's proposals would be fresh ones, not a rehash of plans he has pitched for many weeks and still supports," the AP reports. What might those "fresh" proposals be? The AP mentions "jobs-boosting infrastructure ideas" (i.e. more stimulus) and "tax cuts" (i.e. more stimulus, in all likelihood).Update: Just how many "major" and "key" speeches has Obama given on the economy? A Republican aide emails: 

AP source: Obama to give major jobs speech (Today)

·        President-elect Barack Obama to deliver major speech on the economy on Thursday (change.gov, January 8, 2009)

·        President Barack Obama to Give Major Speech on the Economy at Georgetown University (Whitehouse.gov, April 13, 2009)

·        Obama to give major speech about economy on Monday (AFP, November 9, 2009)

·        President Obama to Deliver Major Speech on the Financial Crisis (Whitehouse.gov, September 10, 2009)

·        Obama To Promote New Job Ideas During Tuesday Speech (AP, December 5, 2009)

·        Obama preparing new push to add jobs, tackle deficit (WaPo, December 8, 2009)

·        In key speech Obama pledges to create jobs (AP, January 27, 2010)

·        Obama to tout job-creating efforts in Ohio speech (AP, January 5, 2010)

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