• Get Us Some Jobs! Unemployment Main Topic At CBC Forum

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    obama talkingWith Black unemployment approaching 17 percent in the country — the highest in 27 years — the Congressional Black Caucus’ forum this week will surely focus on this issue.

    In a series of town hall meetings and discussions, several members will talk about the unemployment problem and how to attack it.

    The CBC conference comes on the heels of a new Washington Post-ABC News poll suggesting that African Americans appear to be cooling in their support for President Obama, with the number of blacks expressing “strongly favorable” views of the President dropping dramatically from 83% five months ago to 58% today.

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