POLITICS
02/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

100 Days: Economy Takes Center Stage For Obama

With the ceremonies of Inauguration Day in the rear view mirror, President Barack Obama is quickly shifting focus to the number one priority on his domestic agenda - restoring confidence in a recession-plagued economy that has shed millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in investments.

"The state of the economy calls for action, bold and swift, and we will act - not only to create new jobs, but to lay a new foundation for growth. We will build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together," Mr. Obama said Tuesday in his Inaugural Address.

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