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Obama Economic Speech

Obama Delivers Blunt Attacks Against GOP

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change) * President gearing up for fiscal clashes and elections * Accuses House Republicans of obstruct...

Obama To Tout Economic Proposals In Tennessee

AP | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Tennessee next week to promote his proposals for boosting U.S. manufacturing ...

Sam Stein

Obama Says Gridlock Is Getting Worse, Urges Congressional Action On Economic Agenda | Sam Stein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Against the backdrop of a stable but still lethargic economy, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Congress to end what he deemed w...

Evidence Is In -- Again -- GOP 'Trickledown' Economics a Failure

Robert Creamer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Today the President delivers a major economic address at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois against a background of a growing consensus among economists throughout the world that the GOP's brand of "trickledown" economics is a complete failure wherever it is tried.

Obama To Lay Out Economic Vision Ahead Of Budget Battle

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled...

Romney's Tour Bus Taunts Obama Supporters

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Stay classy, Mitt Romney. According to reports from journalists on the scene, the GOP presidential candidate's campaign bus showed up at the locati...

Obama Makes Economic Gamble

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

(Adds context from Reuters poll, paragraphs 15-16) * Invoking Bush as he runs against Romney * Reuters/Ipsos poll gives ...

Obama Heads To Iowa, Aims To Counter Criticism From GOP Presidential Candidates

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

BETTENDORF, Iowa -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday brought a made-in-America pitch to this politically vital state, saying innovation and adaptatio...

Obama Pushes $50 Billion Plan To Create Jobs, Upgrade Transportation Infrastructure

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday lobbied for Republican support from Capitol Hill for a burst of spending on transportation project...

Dan Froomkin

Obama Fails To Move The Needle With His Jobs Speech | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the key takeaway from President Obama's jobs talk on Monday: It's too little, too late. Obama proposed an unspecified amount of new spending o...

Obama's Sermon On The Mount Reference

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his speech at Georgetown University Tuesday, President Obama used a Biblical reference to explain his comprehensive economic policy. "We cannot r...

Obama Giving Major Speech On Economy Thursday

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama plans to give a major economic speech Thursday, an Obama spokesman confirms for No other details are availab...