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Obama Economic Agenda

The President, the Pen, the Phone, and the States

Jared Bernstein | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

I'm often asked what President Obama can really accomplish on the economy with just "the pen and the phone," i.e., what can he do without Congress.

Obama Meets House Dems To Discuss Economic Priorities

AP | DONNA CASSATA and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and House Democrats hashed out their economic priorities for the year Tuesday in a White House meeting that...

Obama Aims To Shift Focus On Inequality

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is de-emphasizing phrases that draw attention to economic disparity and is focusing instead on a message ab...

Obama Turns To Economic Agenda After Health Care Website Woes

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Looking to bolster his support after a rocky couple of months, President Barack Obama...

Obama Speaks On Economic, Energy Agendas

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dogged by the botched enrollment launch of his health care law, President Barack Obama is taking an economic message to Ohio, usin...

Obama To Hit Campaign Trail To Stump For Dems, Promote Economic Agenda

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Flying thousands of miles to reap millions of dollars, President Barack Obama is dashing across the country to help his party retain...

Obama is a Young Man in a Hurry, and Just What We Need

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Some complain Obama's taking on too much by including health care reform in his overall economic agenda. I think he's getting it just right.

Obama open to compromise on $825B stimulus bill

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On the eve of a key vote, President Barack Obama privately promised Republicans he stands ready to accept changes in the $825 billi...