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  • Chrysler Announces Loan Repayment, Another Payoff of President Obama’s Investment

    In a wire transfer this morning, the Chrysler Group paid back $7.5 billion in government loans it received from the U.S. and Canadian governments. It’s a success story few expected. In 2008, the auto industry was on the brink of collapse and the jobs of thousands of Americans were at stake. President Obama chose an alternate outcome, directing the federal government to back the loans that gave America’s car companies the lifeline they needed.

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  • The Investment Paid Off: GM Adds Thousands of New Jobs

    Only a few months after he was sworn in, President Obama was faced with the decision on whether to intervene or allow the collapse of entire auto industry and the elimination of an estimated 1 million jobs. The President chose to save America's car companies and committed the federal government to that mission.

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  • Cinco de Mayo and Mexican American Heritage

    Today we join the President and the nation in celebrating Cinco de Mayo--the holiday that commemorates the victory of the Mexican Army over the French. The holiday is recognized across the United States as a time to celebrate Mexican American heritage.

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Recent Action
President Obama announced his Startup America Legislative Agenda
January 31, 2012
President Obama outlined his Startup America Legislative Agenda, which includes provisions that cut taxes for small businesses, gets capital to growing companies, and relieves the backlog of employment-based immigrant visas
Creating greater health care competition and accountability
Democrats passed the Affordable Care Act, providing consumers more choices and improved accountability.