President to visit union members in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich.-President Obama is visiting Detroit today where he will talk to union members after the Labor Day march.

 His visit comes just days before he will speak to congress about unemployment numbers. The president's Michigan visit comes on the heels of very upsetting news.

On Friday the Labor Department reported the economy added no jobs in August. It's the first time it’s happened since 1945.The president will lay out his jobs strategy before a joint session of congress Thursday evening.

The president's plan is expected to cover tax relief, infrastructure investment, and assistance for the long term unemployed.

mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Today's crowd in Detroit will be all ears during Obama's speech considering 235,000 people in Michigan have been out of work for nearly two years.

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