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Presidential Google+ Hangout Could Land Laid Off Semiconductor Worker A Job

The wife of a laid off U.S. semiconductor engineer got the chance to present her husband's resume to President Barack Obama Tuesday after participating in the presidential Google+ Hangout that took place on Monday night.  The virtual interview from the White House, presented by YouTube and Google, allowed folks to ask Obama questions.

After Jennifer Wedel, the wife of the laid off semiconductor engineer, explained to the president her husband had been laid off, Obama asked her to forward his resume to the White House. Peter McDermott, who captured the first interview following the interaction, explained in a Google+ post that Wedel confirmed the White House received the resume. 

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