Barack Obama’s Labor Day Speech Hints At Broader Jobs Proposal To Come

Consider President Obama’s Labor Day speech in Detroit a preview of coming attractions.

Speaking before an audience of union supporters Monday, he hinted at some of the major initiatives he is expected to outline during a speech Thursday before a joint session of Congress. He suggested his plans will include road and bridge construction that utilizes private companies, but did not expand upon the scope of the project.

“Because I want you all to tune in on Thursday,” he said, “I’ll give you just a little bit.”

Monday’s visit marked Obama’s third trip to the region in recent months. He toured a Chrysler assembly plant in Toledo, Ohio in early June, and then an advanced processing plant in Holland, Mich., in early August. Here’s a roundup of coverage from his latest visit:

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