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Obama to Hold Facebook Town Hall

Staff at the social network will preselect the questions.

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Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The president will be holding a Facebook town hall on April 20.(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Going back to his roots as a successful Internet campaigner, President Obama will head to Palo Alto, Calif., later this month to hold a town hall about the economy on Facebook.

“The President will connect with Americans across the country to discuss the tough choices we must all make to put our economy on a more responsible fiscal path, while still investing in the innovation economy that makes America more competitive,” the White House announced on Tuesday.

 

It’s not quite a town hall for all Facebook users.  The social networking site will preselect the questions to be asked during the event, but any user can submit their question at http://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse.

The event will be streamed live on both that site and at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live on the afternoon of April 20.

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