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Obama Economic Plan

What The Election Results Mean For Post 50s: The Top 5 Issues

Posted 01.07.2013 | Fifty

How will President Obama's second term affect the issues most important to post 50s? The economy and the deficit have been core concerns for older vot...

10 Economic Questions for the 2012 Campaign

Glenn Hubbard | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Glenn Hubbard

These questions are important, but they need to be considered together. There are strong interactions between fiscal sustainability and growth. Between growth and job creation.

Dave Jamieson

Obama Economic Plan To Discourage Outsourcing, Reward 'Insourcing' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the heels of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, senior economic advisers to the president on Wednesday shared more ...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Eyes Super Committee As 'Avenue' To Move Jobs Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Still searching for mechanisms to pass pieces of the president's jobs bill, senior administration officials returned on Thursday t...

Voters With Housing Woes Giving Up On Politicians

AP | By JERI CLAUSING | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Like just about everyone in the Phoenix area, Jen Pollock has lost several neighbors to foreclosure and short sales. And, like hun...

For Obama, A Disconnect Between Rhetoric & Reality

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In President Barack Obama's sales pitch for his jobs bill, there are two versions of reality: The one in his speeches and the one a...

Sam Stein

White House Talks Jobs With Super Committee Members | Sam Stein | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed Congress again on Monday to bring his American Jobs Act to a vote, promising to "put as much pressure" as ...

Sam Stein

Obama's Jobs Plan Has Few Avenues For Passage Or A Vote, Save The Super Committee | Sam Stein | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House continued on Friday to insist that it wants the President's new jobs bill to be considered as a single piece of legislat...

WATCH: Highlights From Obama Jobs Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama outlined a new plan from his administration to boost job creation to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night. HuffPost...

Republican Presidential Candidates React To Obama Job Speech

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

After President Barack Obama delivered a speech to a joint session of Congress on a new plan from his administration to create jobs, it didn't take lo...

Howard Fineman

Obama Puts Passion Into Jobs Speech Rarely Seen In His Presidency | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most presidents kick off their re-election campaigns with a speech on the campaign trail somewhere, or from the Oval Office. President O...

Obama Puts Passion Into Jobs Speech Rarely Seen In His Presidency

Howard Fineman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Addresses to joint sessions of Congress are supposed to be august, stately and somber affairs, but the president turned his tonight into a raucous and lively mixture of a campaign stump speech and a college-style debate on the floor of the British House of Commons. Friends and foes alike had to wonder watching him tonight: where has that Barack Obama been? The other question, of course, is: Why did it take so long for "Give 'Em Hell, Barry" to appear? And the last question: Is it too late, either to do anything for the economy, or for his own chances?

FULL TEXT: Obama Outlines Jobs Plan In Joint-Congressional Address

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night on his administration's plan to create jobs and get Ame...

Sam Stein

Obama Jobs Plan: $447 Billion, More Than Half In Tax Cuts, To Be Paid For By Super Committee | Sam Stein | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoping to stem the tide of poor economic news and boost his falling poll numbers, President Barack Obama proposed a $447 billion jobs pl...

LIVE UPDATS: Obama Outlines Jobs Plan

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is delivering a speech to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night to outline a new plan from his administration to create...

Tough Reality For Obama As 2012 Campaign Ramps Up

Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

By CHARLES BABINGTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama faces a long re-election campaign having all but given up on the e...

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...

Obama Concedes Economy Isn't Producing Enough Jobs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he's pleased with healthier job growth, but concedes the economy isn't producing enough jobs to accommo...

If You Like the Recession, You'd Love "Speaker Boehner"

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

To escape a period of long-term economic stagnation, we need a major shot of additional stimulus now. But we will never get it -- at least in the near term -- if Republicans take control of one of the houses of Congress.

Obama Economic Team Considering New Stimulus Heavy On Tax Breaks For Business

Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the recovery faltering less than two months before the November congressional elections, President Obama's economic team is considering another b...

Obama Economic Team Weighing New Wave Of Tax Cuts, Infrastructure Spending: WSJ

Wall Street Journal | DEBORAH SOLOMON and JONATHAN WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration is considering a range of new measures to boost economic growth, including tax cuts and a new nationwide infrastructure progr...

Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low For Handling Economy (POLL)

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama earned his lowest marks ever on his handling of the economy in a new Associated Press-GfK poll, which also f...

Obama: G-20 nations should take action to seal economic recovery

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Barack Obama is appealing to the world's major economies not to waver in their efforts to support a su...

Obama FT Interview: Call For Global Unity

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

merican presidents sometimes give interviews in the Oval Office. On this occasion Barack Obama chooses the nearby Roosevelt room, named after Teddy Ro...

Stop Bashing the Obama Economic Plan

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

It remains astonishing that a variety of pundits and lawmakers continue to underestimate Obama. Will Obama rescue the economy? Yes, he can. But not if the Democrats try to stop him first.