Obama Columbus Speech Video Address in Ohio, Recovery Summer Campaign Kickoff 6-18-10

U.S. President Barack Obama makes remarks at the site of the 10,000th Recovery Act road project in Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.  REUTERS/Jim Young  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Here is the Obama Columbus speech video from Fri. June 18, 2010. President Barack Obama delivers an address as part of the Recovery Summer Campaign at the groundbreaking of the 10,000th federal-stimulus funded road project near Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Speech time is approx. 12:00 p.m. ET; watch live stream video here. Thereafter check back for the full video and transcript text.

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Link Live web-feed video. The event can also be seen on CNN Live or via the White House iPhone app, a free download. Audio only is at WhiteHouse.gov

President Obama’s appearance in Columbus kicks off the Recovery Summer campaign, which puts a focus on jobs which have been created in infrastructure projects across the nation. According to the Columbus Dispatch, the President will speak to workers at the 10,000th road project funded by federal stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Recipient of $15 million from the federal government, the project is expected to create 325 construction jobs and is an upgrade of Parsons and Livingston Avenues near the expansion of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For more details see: Obama speech to kick off campaign touting job-creation work

Today’s complete itinerary is here: President Obama official schedule and guidance, June 18, 2010.

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