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Topic - Doug Edwards
During a town hall Monday hosted by the social networking company LinkedIn that was dominated by economic concerns, President Obama plugged his jobs agenda in fielding questions on the employment picture, education, Medicare and Social Security.
The questioner described himself as unemployed by choice after succeeding at a search-engine startup company that did "quite well" — he was later identified as former Google executive Doug Edwards — and said he wants the nation to spend more on education, infrastructure and job training.