Nov. 23 - President Obama highlights recent economic progress despite troubles with his healthcare rollout and political squabbles in Washington. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Despite ongoing political battles in Washington, D.C. and the troubled rollout of his healthcare law, President Barack Obama says economic progress has been made. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says good things are happening in the economy. He says new jobs have been added, the auto industry is making a comeback and the country is generating more renewable energy. "In the weeks ahead, I'll keep on talking about my plan to build a better bargain for the middle class, good jobs, a good education, a chance to buy a home, save and retire, and, yes, the financial security of affordable healthcare," Obama said.