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Obama Job Speech

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Eyes Super Committee As 'Avenue' To Move Jobs Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sam Stein

White House Talks Jobs With Super Committee Members

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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...

The President's Story, and the Progressive Response

Mike Lux | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

We should not let the fact that we are conflicted on the president's proposal slow down our willingness to take action to fight for what we believe in. We need to be strong and clear in what we are calling for, and fight for everything we believe in.

President Obama's Jobs Plan Has Three Major Problems

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

The first problem is that $300 billion is much too small to stimulate an economy the size of the United States. The federal government bailed out AIG, one company, for approximately $150 billion.