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President Obama addresses the US economy in Illinois speech




President Barack Obama waves to the press pool as he prepares to depart the South Lawn of the White House July 24, 2013in Washington, DC. The President plans to deliver speeches in Galesburg, Illinois and Warrensburg, Missouri.
President Barack Obama waves to the press pool as he prepares to depart the South Lawn of the White House July 24, 2013in Washington, DC. The President plans to deliver speeches in Galesburg, Illinois and Warrensburg, Missouri.
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This morning, President Obama traveled to Illinois to give what the White House billed as a major address on the economy.

Local Congresswoman Judy Chu represents the 27th district, which covers Pasadena all the way out to Upland and down to Monterey Park. She met with President Obama yesterday and joins us today to talk about Obama's message.