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Obama Unemployment Rate

What Obama Ignored About The 'Lowest Unemployment Rate In Over 5 Years'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.28.2014 | Business

President Barack Obama took pride in presiding over the nation's "lowest unemployment rate in over five years" during his State of the Union address o...

The Key Thing To Remember About Obama And The Unemployment Rate

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.02.2013 | Business

President Barack Obama entered the White House just as U.S. companies were brutally slashing jobs. In the past two years, the economy has slowly regai...

Sam Stein

Jobs Act Aims To Get The Funds Out Fast | Sam Stein | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House officially released its American Jobs Act on Monday, setting in motion a critical few months in which budget and spendin...

FULL TEXT: Read Obama's Jobs Plan

Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama formally released his administration's plan to boost job creation on Monday. "This is the bill that Congress needs to pass,"...

Are We Witnessing a Failed Presidency and the Demise of Hope?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Criticism of Obama seems to focus most on his leadership style or more harshly, lack of presidential leadership. I think this lets his critics in the Democratic Party off the hook.

Obama Faces Tough Task In Making Case On High-Stakes Economic Issues

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Immersed in an intense struggle to cut the national debt, President Barack Obama faces a dilemma that will stay with him even if he...

To Keep His Job, Obama Needs More Jobs

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama cannot escape one giant vulnerability as he bids to keep his job: Millions of voters still don't have one. ...

Obama Urges Action On Middle Class Tax Cuts In Speech On Economy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is applauding two Republican senators who voted for a small business bill and says he'd welcome that kind of...

Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low For Handling Economy (POLL)

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama earned his lowest marks ever on his handling of the economy in a new Associated Press-GfK poll, which also f...

Obama: Way Ahead Of Bush On Stemming Job Losses

The Business Insider | Joe Weisenthal and Kamelia Angelova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Numbers don't lie, do they? In the last year of the Bush administration, the monthly job loss numbers built steadily to a peak which then began to re...