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President Obama, Don't Give Up!

National Council of La Raza | Posted 06.09.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

According to the White House Council of Economic Advisers, the president's executive actions on immigration would increase the gross domestic product by $90 billion to $210 billion, signifying a major boost to the economy. Maria Pacheco's case is a real-life example of how that happens.

Jeffrey Young

Conservatives Proven Utterly Wrong On Key Aspect Of Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

Remember when Obamacare was a terrible deal for young adults, and how "young invincibles" didn't even want health insurance? Conservative groups -- ac...

Obama, Republicans Battle Over Equal Pay

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The White House and congressional Republicans blasted each other on Tuesday over equal ...

White House Has Optimistic Growth Forecast For 2014 And 2015

Reuters | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal and Will Dunham WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - The White House on Monday forecast more robust economic growth in ...

Top White House Economist On The Job Market's 'Encouraging Sign'

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - January U.S. jobs data shows the economy continues to heal, top White House economist Alan Krueger said on Friday, str...

Krueger Sounded The Alarm: Will He Answer It?

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

Back in March, when he still enjoyed remove from the policy fray as an academic at Princeton, Alan Krueger used unusually blunt language to sound the alarm that the American economy was staring at the sort of crisis that seemed unlikely to be fixed absent sustained and aggressive action. So the real question now is whether Krueger's appointment to the top spot on President Obama's economic advisory team will in fact alter the policies coming out of Washington, delivering initiatives that can create jobs. On that score, unfortunately, there is limited reason for optimism.

Labor Economist Nominated To Become Obama Economic Adviser, Signaling Shift

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business

Even as Washington was preoccupied with the debt ceiling standoff this summer, Americans repeatedly told pollsters that the job market, not the federa...

Obama's Chief Economist Considers Leaving White House

Bloomberg | Hans Nichols | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama’s chief economist, Austan Goolsbee, is considering resigning and returning to the University of Chicago where his leave as a ...