Obama focuses on jobs, economy in State of the Union address

President Barack Obama put jobs and the economy at the heart of his State of the Union address, a speech that dealt mostly with domestic issues. Of the money that banks repaid for their bailouts, $30 billion should be put into a program to help community banks loan to small businesses, he said. Obama called for a tax credit for small businesses that hire or raise employees' pay. Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Economy.com, singled out the tax credit for praise, saying it "could be a substantial game-changer."

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