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President Barack Obama solicited advice and lobbied for his policies at a White House dinner with corporate leaders including JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon and Caterpillar Inc. CEO James Owens.
Dimon and Owens were among 13 members of the Business Council whom the president invited for the session last night in the State Dining Room before giving a speech, scheduled for 11:05 a.m. Washington time today, on job creation and the economy to the 77-year-old organization.
The president’s agenda for the dinner included the legislation pending in the Senate to overhaul U.S. financial regulations, as well as administration efforts to spur economic growth, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said yesterday.
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