February 13, 2011 Headlines: Xi Jinping Comes to Town, GE Plans New Hires, Obama's Budget, and More
Heir apparent of China, Xi Jinping, is visiting the United States his week. Coverage from Bloomberg, The Hill, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
WaPo: Q&A with Xi Jinping.
AP: General Electric is planning to hire 5,000 veterans over the next 5 years.
WSJ: The unemployment rate is much higher if you take into account people who have dropped out of the labor force.
AP: President Obama’s budget, released today, includes $8 billion to train 2 million workers in advanced manufacturing.
Bloomberg: OMB Director Jack Lew says that infrastructure spending is needed to help the economy.
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