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Obama American Jobs Act

American Jobs Act (1 to 2 Million Jobs) Would Cost Romney $109,000 (on $13.7 Million Income)

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

America's children could have smaller class sizes. Cities and towns could have more police. Roads and bridges would be repaired and rebuilt. The foundation for a new economy could begin to be cobbled together.

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

Super Committee's Failure Means Lost Avenue For Obama's Jobs Bills | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The so-called super committee announced Monday that it failed to deliver on its task: producing a plan that shaves trillions of dollars ...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate To Start Holding Breakout Votes In Late October | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House officials won't acknowledge that President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs package is expected to fail in a Tuesday night v...

Sam Stein

Obama And Democrats Embrace Schumer-ism On Tax Policy | Sam Stein | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- By choosing to adopt a millionaires tax hike as a means to cover the cost of the president's jobs bill, Democratic leadership has closed...

Sam Stein

White House Chief Of Staff Calls On Republicans To Take Up Jobs Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with unbending opposition from congressional Republicans, the Obama administration signed off on changes to the president's much t...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid Offers New Way To Pay For Obama's Jobs Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to secure more votes for the president's jobs plan, Senate Democrats are considering different ways of paying for the bill,...

Helping More of Our People Make it in America

Rep. Steny Hoyer | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. Steny Hoyer

Taken together, President Obama's American Jobs Act, the Congressional Black Caucus' For the People Jobs Initiative and House Democrats' Make it in America plan provide Congress with real solutions that will begin putting people back to work now.

White House Makes Huge Geography Error

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

The White House mixed up Wyoming and Colorado when issuing press credentials for President Barack Obama's tour of Western states this week. The press ...

Jason Linkins

The Brent Spence Bridge May Not Be 'Shovel-Ready,' But It Nevertheless Exemplifies The Need For Infrastructure Spending | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Today, President Barack Obama is travelling to Ohio to tout his plans to create jobs through infrastructure spending. He will be appearing in front of...

How Obama Can Win by Losing

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Robert K. Lifton

President Obama can win the election in 2012 by losing the fight to Republicans for his jobs bill and related tax measures.

Pass The American Jobs Acts For A Stronger, More Moral America

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

It is time to change course and embrace a vision of America where no one is left behind. Creating jobs now will lower the unemployment rate, reduce poverty and instill hope for the future.

Why It's Time to Declare War on Unemployment

Marc H. Morial | Posted 11.14.2011 | Black Voices
Marc H. Morial

Just as Lyndon Johnson would declare War on Poverty, just Nixon would declare War on Drugs, just as Bush would declare War on Terrorism, it is time for this country declare War on Unemployment.

Sam Stein

Obama Would Sign Parts Of Jobs Bill, Push For Rest | Sam Stein | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama White House is revising its initial unwillingness to negotiate on the president's job creation plan, saying now that if indivi...

Sam Stein

White House Outlines $467 Billion In Savings To Pay For Jobs Act | Sam Stein | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced on Monday a series of tax policy changes that officials say will pay for the costs of the president's...