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Lame White House Response to Sen. Warren's Warning About TPP Investor Privileges

Lori Wallach | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Lori Wallach

The response, which was framed as answers to "important questions" raised by Warren, recycles the litany of platitudes, half-truths and straw-man distractions that comprise the White House talking points on investor-state dispute settlement. But it failed to answer the fundamental question raised by Warren's oped: Who will benefit from the TPP?

Top Obama Aide Postpones White House Departure

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top economic aide Gene Sperling is postponing his departure...

Jeffrey Young

Administration Says Obamacare Website Should Work Just Fine | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics is greatly improved after more than a month of intense repair work, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama said Sunday. Softwar...

Obama Administration Scrambles To Boost Obamacare Enrollment

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds reaction from insurers) By Roberta Rampton and Sharon Begley Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Obama administration announced...

Jeffrey Young

Key Obamacare Deadline Pushed Back | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance consumers will have an extra eight days to choose a health plan that will be in place on New Year's Day, a federal offi...

Top Obamacare Adviser: Website Encountering New Issues

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration's adviser Jeffrey Zeints said on Friday that the trouble-plagued federal healt...

Obamacare Official: Website Glitches Are 'Not Acceptable'

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website has be...

Jeffrey Young

White House Announces Target For Fixing | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics, the online portal to Obamacare enrollment, will reliably allow consumers to shop and sign up for health coverage by late November, a s...

Obama Likely To Nominate White House Official For Key Post

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - White House deputy budget director Jeffrey Zients is President Barack Obama's frontrunner ...

Patrick Svitek

White House Budget Chief: Don't Send WARN Act Layoff Notices Before 'Fiscal Cliff' | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

The latest chapter in budget cut politics opened Wednesday as the Obama administration's top fiscal guru stood by federal direction that some companie...

Obama's Big Government SWAT Team

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration's huge ramp-up in spending has given rise to a national debate over the size and role of government. It has provoked fears th...