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election 2012:

Obama to speak in North Las Vegas, detail his jobs plan


Paul Takahashi

President Barack Obama makes a campaign-style stump speech at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Obama made a two-hour pit stop in Las Vegas to urge Congress not to raise student loan interest rates.

Updated Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 | 8:37 a.m.

President Barack Obama is returning to the Las Vegas Valley to speak at a grass-roots event Wednesday morning at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas.

Obama’s speech will focus on the economy, Obama’s Nevada campaign officials said in a press release. The president will discuss his plan to create middle class jobs, pay down the national debt and how he and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney differ in their plans to grow the economy.

This is Obama’s second visit to the Las Vegas Valley in less than three months. He spoke at UNLV about the student loan debate on June 7.

The event is open to the public, but a ticket is required for entry. Officials said free tickets are available beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Obama campaign offices at 3230 E. Charleston Blvd., No. 111, 7469 W. Lake Mead Blvd., No. 170; 860 S. Rancho Drive, No. 7, as well as 1720 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy., No. 1, in Henderson.

The Obama campaign did not list a start time for the president's speech Wednesday but indicated doors to Canyon Springs would open to the public at 7 a.m.

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  1. It's the fourth straight month of unemployment increases in Clark County. I'm keen to hear what the President has to say.

    I mean, Brian Sandoval has obviously done nothing to help Clark County. He's hiding under a Rock, desperate for the numbers to improve, but doing nothing to help.

    When a republican is in the Governor's mansion, the GOP always give him a free ride.

  2. Obama really needs to come up with a job creation plan because he has already told us that we don't need, or even want the off-shored jobs to come back. He actually said it would be bad for us for those jobs to come back. Combine that with Reid's efforts on behalf of Chinese companies to build factories here and you have to wonder just who they are really working for.

  3. Typical, going to the well-off portion of Northtown, as he certainly would never come to the heart of the town...where the need is the greatest. Neither candidate really has a clue, but have given Obama the chance with a Senate Majority and he has done little, so let us see what the other side can THAT grammar OK (or should I have spelled okay out)?

  4. Obama loves Las Vegas as the racial diversity here favors his message of hope and change we can belive in? Sadly Mitt Romney is the only other choice. Is there not anyone more suitable other than these 2 guys that can be elected to put America back on the road to sound money and real job growth? It should be required by all politicians to wear NASCAR style jackets while campaigning so we the people can see if their corporate sponsors are the type best serving Americans interests. Obama could sport a General Electric logo and Romney could proudly display a Swiss bank logo....

  5. Not to worry teamster, it will not be our country much longer no matter who wins in November... so get that big cost of living raise now while you still get a paycheck...

  6. Tom D,

    Sometimes I agree with your posts, sometimes I do not. Your post in this thread I agree with a lot and is very true.


    Your posts never make and sense, and I've never seen any one of your post backed up by facts. I guess it doesn't matter. Your comments are not trusted, and will be deleted from these threads after 45 days anyways. Go ahead and respond with your all capps nonsense lol

  7. Could someone walk him through our homeless alley? And ask him on camera what his idea of job creation is for these people?