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Obama To Announce Training Initiative For High-Tech Jobs

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a program to provide more Americans with the training needed to secur...

Obama Hits The Road To Rally Support For Job Creation

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Striking a decidedly populist tone, President Barack Obama stood in a resurrected factory Wednesday, imploring lawmakers to wo...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama On Jobs Report: 'We Are Moving Forward Again' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He may not have been openly celebrating, but President Barack Obama was clearly enthusiastic Friday as he weighed in on the latest jobs ...

GOP Strategist: Surveys Say 'He's Not Dead'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- History repeats itself, until it doesn't. That musty saw is worth remembering as pundits speculate on whether the lumbering economy wil...

Obama Ad Calls On Congress To Pass Jobs Plan

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign goes after Congress in a new ad out Thursday, calling on the Senate and the House to pass his proposed jobs plan. "The pre...

The Importance of JOBS

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business
Jeff Jarvis

The JOBS act helps more people, entrepreneurs and investors, find more opportunity. That, more than bailouts, is the wise role for government to play in the shift from an industrial to a digital economy.

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Ridicules House Republicans' 'Little King' Jobs Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) thinks it's all well and good that House Republicans have White House support for their jo...

Why Is Obama Going To Disney World?

Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel

Aren't Sasha and Malia going to be jealous. President Barack Obama will be visiting Walt Disney World Thursday to deliver a speech outlining plans to ...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Eyes Super Committee As 'Avenue' To Move Jobs Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Still searching for mechanisms to pass pieces of the president's jobs bill, senior administration officials returned on Thursday t...

Obama Finds Himself Calling For Small Steps As Reality Sets In

AP | By ERICA WERNER and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- The president who ran for office promising sweeping change now finds himself calling for baby steps. Blocked by congressional Republic...

Obama Jobs Plan Pitch Takes President Out West

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is heading west Monday morning to pitch his American Jobs Act in Las Vegas and speak at campaign events there and...

Obama Jobs Council Meets, Urges Action On Key Issue

Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is pressing for passage of his full $447 billion jobs package in the f...

Obama Grapples With 2008 Memories

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

DENVER -- Remember when Barack Obama first ran for president and people were really into him? Obama remembers it, too, but not the same way some of h...

Obama Pitches Jobs Plan On The Road

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

DENVER — Capping a campaign trip for his economic plan and his re-election, President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to keep pressure on Congress...

Right Away

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

We can put together a plan for shared prosperity, but only if people across the nation demand, loudly and repeatedly, that the essential components of the President's jobs package are adopted.

Sam Stein

Obama's Jobs Plan Has Few Avenues For Passage Or A Vote, Save The Super Committee | Sam Stein | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House continued on Friday to insist that it wants the President's new jobs bill to be considered as a single piece of legislat...

WATCH: Highlights From Obama Jobs Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama outlined a new plan from his administration to boost job creation to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night. HuffPost...

Republican Presidential Candidates React To Obama Job Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

After President Barack Obama delivered a speech to a joint session of Congress on a new plan from his administration to create jobs, it didn't take lo...

Congress Should Act Now on President's Jobs Plan

Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Sebelius

The common sense ideas that President Obama has proposed will provide an immediate spark to our economy. That's why Congress should act quickly to pass the American Jobs Act and send it to the president to sign.

FULL TEXT: Obama Outlines Jobs Plan In Joint-Congressional Address

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night on his administration's plan to create jobs and get Ame...

Sam Stein

Obama Jobs Plan: $447 Billion, More Than Half In Tax Cuts, To Be Paid For By Super Committee | Sam Stein | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to stem the tide of poor economic news and boost his falling poll numbers, President Barack Obama proposed a $447 billion jobs pl...

LIVE UPDATS: Obama Outlines Jobs Plan

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night to outline a new plan from his administration to create...

Sam Stein

White House Denies Report It's Considering Regulation Moratorium | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is denying a report that President Obama is considering calling for a moratorium on regulations affecting the economy, s...

Obama Said To Be Looking At $300 Billion Jobs Plan

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN and DAVID ESPO | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The economy weak and the public seething, President Barack Obama is expected to propose $300 billion in tax cuts and federal spending Th...

Why Obama's Jobs Plan Should Be 'Unnrealistic And Unreasonable'

Washington Post | Eugene Robinson | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

President Obama’s promised jobs plan needs to be unrealistic and unreasonable, at the very least. If he can crank it all the way up to unimaginable,...