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Obama Jobs Plan: Women Pleasantly Surprised (September 9, 2011)

By Laura Bassett
The Huffington Post

"Obama also emphasized the need to rebuild the nation’s physical infrastructure and committed specific funding for outreach and training to ensure that these jobs revitalizing schools, roads and rails are available to women and minorities.

'There was some effort to get some of the women's jobs saved-- mostly teachers and counselors and education support workers-- and I think that's more than people were expecting him to propose,' said Jeffrey Hayes, senior research associate for the Institute for Women's Policy Research."

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