The president fought tooth-and-nail with the chamber over things like health care and the financial overhaul. But in his post-election outreach to big business, he's trying to change all that.
The president has made a point of reaching out to business, from including key tax breaks in the December tax compromise, to naming GE's Jeffrey Immelt to head a new competitiveness council.
Previewing the speech in his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama said bolstering the economy requires that Washington and business work together.
Obama's view of corporate responsibilities includes an obligation to invest and hire in the U.S.
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