President Obama Thursday is hosting a jobs summit at the White House, with the administration putting its full attention toward the economy and unemployment.
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Among the 130 attendees are small business owners, experts from the "green jobs" sector, business leaders, academics, city officials and representatives from nonprofits, the White House said.
Some names that jump out right away are Eric Schmidt of Google (he is an informal Obama adviser), New York Times columnist and Nobel economics prize winner Paul Krugman, Columbia Business School professor Joe Stiglitz and Anna Burger of the Change to Win union.
Full list of confirmed attendees after the jump: