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Obama Job Creation

Sam Stein

Obama's Jobs Plan Has Few Avenues For Passage Or A Vote, Save The Super Committee

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

How Obama Got It Right

George Lakoff | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
George Lakoff

President Obama put conservatives in a bind with his jobs speech. If they co-operate in helping their fellow citizens, they violate their code of personal responsibility without social responsibility. If they don't co-operate, they look callous and irresponsible.

A Powerful Obama Speech

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Judging from President Obama's impactful speech this evening, the administration has at long last recognized the severity of America's unemployment crisis and the need for a comprehensive policy response.

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

What the President Should Say on Jobs and the Economy

Bill George | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Bill George

Tonight, President Obama addresses the nation at a joint session of Congress about his plans to expand job growth. Here's what he should say.

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...

How CEO Leadership Can Save Labor Day 2012

John Fullerton | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business
John Fullerton

Even if the political will and leadership existed in Washington D.C. for a second larger stimulus, the government's ability to do what it takes has been compromised by the Wall Street induced financial crisis.

Jobs Debate... Months Too Late

Bill Schneider | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Bill Schneider

The country is in a perilous situation. The economic situation is dire. Congress is discredited. Republicans are in disrepute. And the president is in a dangerously weakened position. Just in time for the 2012 campaign.

Ryan Grim

Obama's Labor Day Speech (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a week ahead of a critical address before a joint session of Congress, President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned defense...

Obama's Job Creation Failure: He Did Not Fix Housing

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

In the conventional wisdom, there is nothing President Obama can do to put Americans back to work in large numbers. He is a president supposedly held ...

Peter S. Goodman

Putting Americans Back To Work: Politics Aside, Much Can Be Achieved

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

As President Obama puts the finish on a much-touted program aimed at promoting job creation, public expectations appear low, owing to national dismay ...

They Hate Government -- Until They Need It

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 10.30.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Jesse Jackson

The economic disaster is a manmade -- not a natural -- disaster. Some economists, mostly ignored, warned about it, but could not stop it. And now, it will take federal action to repair the damage.

Obama Talks With Warren Buffett, Ford CEO In Preparation For Jobs Speech

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

In preparation for a major jobs address to be delivered after Labor Day, President Obama spoke on the phone with Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire ...

To Professional Writers Who Second-guess America's 'Story Teller In Chief': Knock It Off

David Murray | Posted 10.17.2011 | Media
David Murray

Despite what the writers of the world want to believe, an out-of-the-blue come-to-Jesus speech from President Obama would fail just as disastrously as Carter's now infamous "crisis-of-confidence speech."

A "New" Idea on Jobs and the Economy: Go Local

Dan Carol | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
Dan Carol

The solutions we need for job creation are bubbling up in communities and the public strongly supports a national job creation strategy, implemented locally and bottom up.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama's Jobs Agenda For Congress: Does It Actually Create Jobs?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's become almost daily practice for President Barack Obama to point out the four things he says Congress can pass now to create jobs "...

Are Jobs an Anachronism?

Francine Hardaway | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

The largest entitlement program we have in America today is not Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security. It's jobs. On both sides of the political fenc...

Obama: One Of My Responsibilities 'Is To Keep An Eye On Robots'

Posted 08.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama joked that one of his responsibilities as the nation's commander in chief "is to keep an eye on robots" while speaking at the N...

Playing Only Defense?

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

One may argue if Obama puts together a major job drive, the GOP would block it. However, then the president could stop playing only defense and go on the offense, making clear who has a major job-creation program and who is sabotaging it.

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...

Amanda Terkel

Haley Barbour: Obama Is Deliberately Trying To Drive Up Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) is accusing the Obama administration of deliberately driving up energy costs, comparing the destructi...

Micro-Enterprise: An Exciting Idea for Job Creation

Liz Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Liz Hamburg

As the President continues to look for ideas for job creation, let's take a look at some innovative solutions and find ways to support these with a combination of private and public dollars.