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(CNN) — Pres. Barack Obama and Republicans squabbled over the best way to create jobs in their weekly addresses Saturday, with the president demanding Congress pass his jobs bill and Republicans insisting regulations be lifted on businesses.

“It’s been almost three weeks since I sent the American Jobs Act to Congress – three weeks since I sent them a bill that would put people back to work and put money in people’s pockets,” Obama said in his address. “This jobs bill is fully paid for. This jobs bill contains the kinds of proposals that Democrats and Republicans have supported in the past. And now I want it back.”

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