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Obama Recovery

Obama Campaign To Spend $25 Million On Ads In May Alone

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Six months before the election, the Obama campaign has allotted a remarkable $25 million for ads to air in May alone, top officials told...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Makes Major Ad Buy Touting Work Needed To Be Done | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign released a new minute-long ad on Monday morning portraying him as the shepherd of an economic turnarou...

WATCH: Obama Pledges To Help The Middle Class

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON - A healthy economy needs bustling Main Streets and a thriving middle class even more than a healthy ...

Ryan Grim

Mayberry Machiavellis: Obama Political Team Handcuffing Recovery | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Under the leadership of President George W. Bush, science, empirical evidence and expert advice struggled to be heard above the din of politics. It's ...

The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)

Christine Schanes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Schanes

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is administering $1.5 billion of its $787 billion stimulus package through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP).

Breaking Homelessness News: Tens of Thousands Detroit Residents Apply for HPRP Funds

Christine Schanes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christine Schanes

Two videos published on YouTube - one of which has just been aired on television - show what actual HPRP funding means to people in Detroit, Michigan.

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.

This Time, We Can't Leave the Middle Class Behind

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Yes, we want to see a GDP recovery take hold as soon as possible. But even then, we won't be done: not until the prosperity we're generating reaches everyone who's contributing to it.

Sam Stein

Obama On Economic Recovery: We Are Running Out Of Options | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama held a news conference Tuesday to announce the nomination of Arne Duncan as his Education Secretary. But the proceedings quickly took a d...