Obama Urges Congress to Act Quickly on Job Creation Measures

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling on
Congress to act on a new round of jobs legislation.

During a visit to western New York, he said, "It's great that
the stock market has bounced back." But he said for those still
looking for a job or trying to pay their mortgage, "it's still a
recession."

Obama says the "fancy formulas" from economists are hiding the
continuing pain in American households.

In Buffalo, he toured a growing manufacturing company, spoke
with employees and held a question-and-answer session.

Obama says his efforts to rescue the economy are working -- but
with the jobless rate still near 10 percent, he's urging Congress
to act quickly on job creation measures that could further help
small businesses.

That would help cities like Buffalo, where large corporations
have downsized and manufacturing jobs have been shipped overseas.

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