Obama measures 'true progress'
February 5th, 2011
01:50 PM ET

Obama measures 'true progress'

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Obama defined the "true measure of progress" for America in his weekly address Saturday. Focusing on his goal to "win the future" for the second consecutive week, he turned his attention to recent unemployment numbers and jobs.

"Our true measure of progress has to be whether every American who wants a job can find one; whether the jobs available pay well and offer good benefits; whether people in this county can still achieve the American Dream for themselves and their children."

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Topics: Economy • The News • Weekly Address