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On Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on the state of the economy from the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana. The president’s speech comes on the same day as a surprisingly positive jobs report, which found that the U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, despite the 16-day government shutdown.

Live video of the president’s remarks will be available below:

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