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Obama Economic Recovery

Claiming Credit

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats need to point out that they're turning over to the new Republican Congress an economy that is doing better than at any time in the past six years. They need to lay this down as a benchmark that they can later point to, no matter what happens. Republicans are already chomping at the bit to claim all that credit for themselves.

Sam Stein

Grover Norquist Wants Republicans To Take Credit For The Economic Recovery | Sam Stein | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Grover Norquist would like Republicans to shut up about how bad the economy is, and instead take credit for the recovery. The promin...

Obama Predicts Democrats Will Hold The Senate In November

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama said that he thinks Democrats can maintain control of the Senate and defended his administration’s record during an interview...

Obama Warns GOP Against Creating 'Economic Chaos'

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A potential federal shutdown looming, President Barack Obama on Monday warned congressional Republicans they could trigger national "eco...


AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening cou...

Sam Stein

Nancy Pelosi: 'The Republicans Are The Incumbents' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the lead-up to the 2012 elections, both President Obama and Democratic leaders will likely argue that the continued economic malaise ...

WATCH: Obama Talks Economic Recovery In Wake Of Grim Poll Numbers On Key Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday sought the public's patience with a slowing economy and said training workers for manufacturing jobs...

Poll Suggests Americans Growing Increasingly Pessimistic On Economy

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For all the talk of recovery, Americans are growing increasingly pessimistic about the economy as soaring gas costs strain already-...

Obama: Republicans Don't Have 'A Single, Solitary New Idea' For Economic Recovery

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — President Barack Obama says Republican leaders haven't come up with "a single, solitary new idea" to help the American people recover ...

CFPA: Yet Another Administration Idea Whose Time Will Not Come

Marty Robins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marty Robins

For an Administration which claims to be committed to economic recovery through free markets, the Obama Administration does a good job of confusing the issue.

Stop Blaming Business For the Recession and Harness the Power of Individual Savings to Spark a Genuine Recovery

Eugene M. Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eugene M. Grant

Now into year two of the Obama Administration's economic recovery plan, it is clear to the unemployed and underemployed that President Obama doesn't have the firepower to get the job done.

N.A.A.C.P. Prods Obama On Job Losses: Stimulus Not Enough

The New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With unemployment among blacks at more than 15 percent, the N.A.A.C.P. will join several other groups on Tuesday to call on President Obama to do more...

What Obama is Getting Wrong About Economic Recovery

Karen Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dolan

President Obama announced outlines for a new jobs plan for the country. For the first time, he suggested that up to $200 billion from the "bailout of Wall Street" program should go toward jobs creation ideas.

Sam Stein

Geithner: We Won't Hesitate To Change Management At Banks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Timothy Geithner took what appeared to be a stronger line when it came to the potential firing of bank CEOs Sunday, saying that the administration wou...

Sam Stein

Clyburn On GOP Stimulus Opposition: We Won, Now Move On | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and his team of advisers have framed the process of crafting a stimulus package as one that will be inclusive and bipartisan in nature. ...

Stimulus Plan Could Give Obama Down Payment On Big Campaign Promises | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Barack Obama is well on his way to finding the silver lining in the economic storm he is inheriting. The two-year, $82...