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President Obama's push to bring jobs back to America

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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US President Barack Obama tours Alcoa Davenport Works Factory in Iowa. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

It's clear from President Obama's State of the Union speech last night that he has manufacturing on his mind. Today he kicks off a three-day tour to states like Iowa, Arizona and Michigan. He's expected to meet with business leaders to highlight his push to bring manufacturing jobs back to America.

Guest:

Heidi Moore, New York bureau chief for Marketplace, joins us to talk about this and other economic proposals from the President.

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