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Weekly Address: It’s Time for Republicans in Congress To Do Their Jobs

President Obama calls on Republicans in Congress to do their jobs.

In this week's address, President Obama called on Republicans in Congress to do their jobs. With Congress back in session there is a lot of business that needs to get done, including funding the fight against Zika, providing resources to help the flood victims in Louisiana, and giving Supreme Court nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland the courtesy of a fair hearing and a vote. The President said addressing these problems is all within our reach – and we need Congress to work as hard as the American people do. We should expect Republicans in Congress to do their jobs – to protect us from disease, help us recover from disaster, and keep the Supreme Court above politics.

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Congress is finally back in session this week. And there's a long to-do list waiting for them:

#DoYourJob To Do List for Congress


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