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OBAMA TO ANSWER ONLINE QUESTIONS

Posted on: March 27, 2009

US President Barac Obama is set to answer questions submitted to the White House website by members of the public.

The “Internet Town Hall” will be streamed live on the website.
More than 100,000 questions on a wide range of subjects have been sent
in for the event, which is scheduled to begin at 1130 EST (1530 GMT).
The event is the latest in a series of recent public appearances that
President Obama has made to promote his plans to kickstart the US
economy.

Popular questions

Last week, Mr Obama appeared on Jay Leno’s chat show, and this week he
staged a news conference which was shown live on all of the American TV
networks.
Members of the public who have signed up to the White House website
have been able to vote for the questions they want the president to
answer.

Some of the most popular questions submitted to the president are about
the government’s plan to purchase toxic assets from struggling
financial institutions.
A number of questioners have also asked the president about his views on marijuana legalisation

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