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Students on the Jobs Act: "Common Sense Solutions to Get Americans Back to Work"

Young adults share their reactions to the President's address to Congress and explain why they think it is important to pass the American Jobs Act.

As President Obama said in his address to a joint session of Congress, he is sending over the American Jobs Act to be passed right away. The bill is a set of ideas supported by both Democrats and Republicans to put Americans back to work.

During the President's address to Congress, the White House invited students and young adults to watch the speech and have senior administration officials answer their questions on the President's new jobs proposal.

Watch the video of what some of them had to say once the event was over.

Senior staff and policy experts will continue to answer questions about the American Jobs Act in the coming days. Use the hashtag #WHChat on Twitter to get answers live during scheduled Office Hours. And tune in for a special Open for Questions with Interactive One today starting at 4 p.m. EDT at

 Find out more about the American Jobs Act