President Barack Obama focused much of his attention on job creation for Americans during his State of the Union address Wednesday night. An issue that has dominated headlines for months, the president has now proposed $100 billion to add to this year’s deficit in order to help the cause. That would bring the nation’s deficit to $1.6 trillion for this fiscal year.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Should President Obama spend on unemployment or enact a spending freeze?
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