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Obama's jobs council peters out, plans 'expanded' business outreach
WASHINGTON -- A day after learning that the economy had contracted in the last quarter of 2012, the White House confirmed Thursday that its jobs council was closing up shop, prompting a fresh round of criticism from Republicans over President Obama’s stewardship of the still-struggling economy.
By Kathleen Hennessey and Alana Semuels
January 31, 2013