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Obama: JOBS Act ‘exactly the kind of bipartisan action’ we need

After clashing repeatedly last year, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and President Obama made nice on Thursday as Obama signed Cantor’s JOBS Act into law.

The relationship between Cantor and Obama has been rocky, and reached a low point during last summer’s debt-ceiling negotiations, when Obama reportedly warned Cantor to not “call my bluff.”

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But the strain has eased this year, and the two men were all smiles in the Rose Garden on Thursday as the president affixed his signature to legislation that had been a top priority of Cantor’s.

Obama praised the measure as “exactly the kind of bipartisan action we should be taking in Washington to help our economy” and signed the bill with 11 ceremonial pens, one for each letter of his name.

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