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Obama To Tout Big Opportunities

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is to tout investment opportunities on Thursday when he announces Washington is expanding its ...

Obama Warning Against Shutdown

Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, facing a budget showdown with Congress, is pushing his economic agenda...

Obama To Meet With Labor, Business Leaders

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is inviting leaders from the labor and business communities to the White House this w...

Obama's Win: What It Teaches Business

Jim Stengel | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Jim Stengel

Given the economic doldrums of the past four years, President Obama was unlikely to win reelection this week. The fact that he did says a lot about the strength of his "brand ideal" and the effectiveness of his campaign. So what can we learn from his success?

Obama Offers 'Regrets' For Oft-Quoted Line

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama told a local Virginia television station Wednesday that he had "regrets" for an ill-phrased remark attacked by Republicans -- "...

What Kind of People Will We Be?

Mike Lux | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

We saw the Republicans attacking Democrats hard on the business thing with their "we built this" message. This week, we Democrats have our turn, and how we both attack Republicans' weakness and address our own will be critically important to framing the fall debate.

Business Isn't the Enemy, Mr. President

Blanche Lincoln | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Blanche Lincoln

The president has a rare opportunity to lead this economy into a period of sustained growth. He can do it by sending a message to small businesses that, rather than making scapegoats of job creators, Washington will be a reliable partner.

15 People Who Helped Me 'Build My Business'

Gene Marks | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Even though I really do like the president, I don't support many of his economic policies. I'm not so sure re-electing him would be a very good thing for my business. But can we all calm down about what the president said? Because he's right.

Business Owners Disapprove Of Obama's Job Performance

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Count this as a potential win for Mitt Romney's message about business owners: 59 percent of them disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performan...

Romney Attacks Obama Comment

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Mitt Romney is attacking President Barack Obama in a new television ad that seizes on the president's suggestion that government helps creat...

Scott Brown Slams President Obama For Business Comments

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) on Thursday jumped on the growing Republican bandwagon in blasting President Obama for his recent comments that business...

The JOBS Act: Not Sure If the SEC Will Let You -- or Wall Street -- Be

Christina Gagnier | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Signed into law last week by President Obama, the JOBS Act is heralded as a measure set to revolutionize how startup companies, investors (experienced and novice), the SEC and Wall Street will be able to interact in the investment world.

Obama Calls For More Private Sector Hiring

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and CHRIS RUGABER | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Flanked by business executives, President Barack Obama urged employers Wednesday to create jobs in the U.S. rather than ship them o...

Business Owner Posts Anti-Hiring, Anti-Obama Pledge

Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

ASSOCIATED PRESS WACO, Ga. (AP) -- A west Georgia business owner has been deluged with calls and emails after posting signs on his company's trucks...

Obama Flying Solo To Give Businesses A Boost

AP | By BEN FELLER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pushing a campaign to act without Congress, President Barack Obama moved unilaterally Friday to boost private business. He signed execu...

Obama: U.S. Businesses Have Responsibility To Hire American Workers, Pay Decent Wages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government has a responsibility to make the U.S. the best place in the world to do business, but companies have a responsibility to ...

GOP Message For Businesses That Worked With Obama: We Won't Forget

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Republicans have a message for the businesses that worked closely with the Obama administration over the past two years on key controversial issues: W...

WATCH: Small Business Owners Mixed On Obama's Aid Plan

The Huffington Post | Samira Nanda and Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Small business owners are mixed on the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama earlier this week. The...

Sam Stein

Obama To Tea Party: 'Identify, Specifically, What Would You Do?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House advisers on Monday pushed back hard against a New York Times report that the administration is ready to launch a full-frontal assault on t...

Sam Stein

Cantor Rakes In Wall Street Donations After Questioning Obama's Commitment To Finance Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in February 2010, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made a pitch to the titans of the financial services industry. "I sense a lot of dissat...

The Mystique of "Free-Market Guy" Obama

Jeff Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Cohen

Liberal activists need to be smart enough to see Obama for the status quo politician he is -- and to act accordingly.

Obama Denies That He's "Antibusiness"

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a July 27 interview in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama reflected on his first six months in office and discussed his evolving relationship ...

Does Obama's Win Extend to Business?

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

They talk about coattails in terms of a popular candidate pulling other candidates with him. I hope Obama's victory has coattails in business too. Change is good.

Yes Business Can

Howard Schultz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Howard Schultz

In tough times like these, many believe that investments in people and training can wait; that corporate social responsibility can be put on the back burner. I believe passionately that this is precisely what American business leaders should not be doing today.

Senator McCain, Regulated Capitalism is Not Socialism

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Using the pejorative word "socialism" to describe an honorable progressive income tax is shameful in these difficult times -- and it is also just plain wrong.