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Obama Economic Advisers

Obama To Name Top Economic Adviser

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

BY JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will nominate Jason Furman, a veteran White House economic official, a...

Sam Stein

Peter Orszag, Former Top Obama Adviser, Takes Issue With Critical Book | Sam Stein | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of President Barack Obama's former top advisers is taking issue with his portrayal in a new book exploring the economic team's inter...

Sam Stein

Obama Advisor Pushed For $1.8 Trillion Stimulus | Sam Stein | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As policy pursuits go, none has had more consequence for the Obama administration than the stimulus: Not only did the American Recovery ...

Immelt To Head Obama Economic Advisory Board

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — More than half the nation disapproves of President Barack Obama's policies to reduce stubbornly high unemployment, a new Ass...

Obama Hedges On Possible Geithner, Summers Departures

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama hedged Monday on whether he planned to keep Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and economic adviser Larry Summers on his staff...

Top Obama Administration Economic Jobs Remain Vacant

New York Times | SEWELL CHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- President Obama signaled on Friday that he was close to choosing a director for a new consumer bureau, but an array of top jobs that wil...

Al Hunt: Obama Economic Team Needs To Get Its Act Together

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago, the expectation was that President-elect Barack Obama's economic team would be a smooth- functioning machine, and the outlook was for turb...

Economic Adviser to the Aristocracy

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Bromwich

One sees in the recent career of Larry Summers how subtle, consistent, and pervasive are the means by which an aristocracy maintains itself.

Larry Summers in Winter

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

This key economic policymaker is as detached from reality as most of his recent predecessors.

Plan B On The Big Banks

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Lux

Obama has clearly chosen a path for the economy, and those of us with a different idea about how to work on these issues have to live with the fact that we have lost the debate, for now, inside the administration.

Vote Out Larry Summers

Naomi Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Klein

Summers represents an often overlooked cause of the global financial crisis: Brain Bubbles. Brain Bubbles need to be popped; Larry Summers needs to be stopped!

Bank Stress Tests: Obama to Meet With Economic Team On Topic | Robert Schmidt and Roger Runningen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 9 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama will get a progress report on stress tests at the 19 biggest U.S. banks when he meets tomorrow with his ...

The New Republic: Free Larry Summers

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a typical day, Larry Summers, the top White House economic adviser, sits in his office overlooking the Rose Garden and receives a near-endless succ...


Bernard Rowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Rowan

It's time to bring in a new generation of leaders to the White House, not just a new version of the same.

Obama Holds Press Conference, Meets With Economic Advisers Today

AP | LIZ SIDOTI and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Barack Obama is signaling a shift in tactics and temperament as he moves from candidate to president-elect, picking sharp-elbowed Wash...

Campaigns Expand Economic Teams In Response To Crisis

Washington Post | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday night, as the federal government was seizing control of insurance giant AIG, Sen. Barack Obama was speeding toward a Hollywood fundraiser. ...

Rachel Weiner

Obama Huddling With Economic Advisers: Two Bush Officials Join Team | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** 4:51pm The AP has more details on Obama's economic meeting today: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday blamed "irr...