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Myles Bugbee, president of the Rice Young Democrats, and Sean Sessel, president of the Rice Conservative Forum, recap the March 22 Baker Institute Student Forum panel discussion on President Obama"s policies and their effect on the job market. The Conservative Forum claimed that there has been little improvement in unemployment rates and targeted Obama"s health care reform, the stimulus bill and new regulations in particular. Members of the Young Democrats lauded Obama"s ability to act quickly after inheriting an economy in financial crisis, particularly praising the American Recovery Act.