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Occupy Golf Course, or What Happens When You Interrupt Boehner's Golf Game

Rick Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

Speaker Boehner has a job, and that's to create more jobs. But when he's not keeping the House from voting on the American Jobs Act, he likes to go golfing and raise money.

Why Republicans Want Four More Years of Obama

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

The biggest priority of the men who pull the strings of the Republican party is not to make Obama a "one-term President." It is to guarantee precisely the opposite.

Job Wars: Republicans Strike Back

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Obama has staked out a strong position but Republicans will do everything they can to deny him a win. That's the nature of politics in 2011.

White House: Obama Presses Congress On Quick Jobs Action

AP | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- The White House says President Barack Obama hopes that when Congress returns this coming week from its summer break, lawmakers will sh...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.03.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Speaker Boehner flat-out rejected President Obama's request to unveil his new jobs plan at a joint session of Congress this coming Wednesday, saying Thursday would be better. Forget actually taking action on the unemployment crisis -- they can't even agree on the date for a speech about the unemployment crisis! A few days later, the Labor Department released the worst jobs report in 11 months. So here's the official tally: debates about the scheduling of a jobs speech, 1; jobs created in the last quarter, 0. Meanwhile, with promises from its author of "heads exploding all over Washington," Dick Cheney's memoir was published. Revelations included his desire to bomb Syria, and his dreams of living in an Italian villa -- come si dice "enhanced interrogation techniques"? I was going to end by wishing everyone a happy Labor Day, but John Boehner has decided to move it to later in the month.

Labor Day: A Day to Rest, Remember, and Act -- For "Entitlements" and Jobs

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

How far have we really come in the last hundred years? Workers and their rights are under attack all across the country at the local, state, and national levels.