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Barack Obama speech on jobs in full

9 September 2011 Last updated at 02:04 BST

President Barack Obama has given a rare address to a joint session of the US Congress.

Outlining a new jobs package, Mr Obama said it was an urgent time for the US, with an economic crisis that had left millions jobless.

Mr Obama called on Congress to pass the measures immediately to help the economy.