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Sam Stein

McCain Adviser: Obama Burdened By Campaign Pledge On Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An ongoing lobby effort to get the White House to fund health care reform by ending the tax breaks for employers who provide coverage to their workers...

Christina Romer Sees Unemployment Rising Until 2010

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's chief economics forecaster said on Sunday that the nation's unemployment rate was likely to keep rising until 2010, even if the econ...

Economist-On-Economist Violence In Obama Administration?

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, as I was heading to the White House for the daily briefing, I ran into one of President Barack Obama's senior economic advisers. This perso...

Obama Economic Board Has Yet To Hold Public Meeting

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six weeks after President Barack Obama appointed a blue-ribbon panel to help him dig America out of its economic crisis, the board has yet to hold an ...

Christina Romer Gets it Wrong: "We Need Banks to Lend Like Crazy"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

"Lending like crazy" is exactly what helped trigger the global financial crisis -- and reflating those trends would be a major mistake if that is what the Obama administration is pushing.

Jason Linkins

Fox News Misleads Viewers With Biden Splice (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ThinkProgress made an excellent catch today, of the sort that I'm frankly surprised are still available to make, given the increased capacity that the...

Ryan Grim

Romer Seems To Break With Geithner On Cause Of Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Christina Romer, at a speech at the Brookings Institution Monday afternoon, appeared to give support to critics of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner...

Does Obama Know What He Is Doing?

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Let's not lose sight of the fact that, like Cheney, these political and business leaders all think they know what they are doing.

Sam Stein

Obama Adviser: Stimulus Won't Be Sexist, Not Just Help For "Burly Men"

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama transition team put out a video on Sunday detailing the job creation components of their proposed stimulus legislation. Putting aside, for ...

Wise Men Say Recession is a Year Old

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

The seven "Wise Men" announced today that the economy entered a recession back in December 2007. The "Wise Men" are seven economists on the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee.

Obama Appoints Berkeley Professor Christina Romer to Chair Council of Economic Advisers

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Kall

Romer wrote, if not the book, at least the chapter for Encyclopedia Britannica on the Great Depression.

Team Obama: Transformation, Transparency & Trust

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

This team inspires trust due to their credentials, experience, and unity around Obama's core economic philosophy -- that America is built on a strong, vibrant, thriving middle class.

Christina Romer: Obama's Chair Of The Council Of Economic Advisers

HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check Back For Updates Christina Romer, University of California-Berkeley economics professor, will be tapped to be President-elect Barack Obama's c...

Obama's Economic Team: Reactions Roundup

HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama officially announced the key players in his economic team just this morning, but already economics and politics sites hav...