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Weekly Address: Progress in the Global Economy

Summary: 
With the next G20 Summit approaching in Pittsburgh, the President goes over the progress in stemming a global economic crisis.
With the next G20 Summit approaching in Pittsburgh, the President goes over the progress in stemming a global economic crisis.  He discusses the impact of the Recovery Act, and pledges that "lobbyists for big Wall Street banks" will not prevent real reform for the future, including a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency. 
 
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