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Obama Job Creation

Obama: 'No Question' Shutdown Hurt The Job Market

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dwarfed by towering cranes and cargo containers, President Barack Obama came to a port in conservative-leanin...

Obama Wants Attention On Job Creation, Not Healthcare Woes

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will try on Friday to shift the national conve...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Brush Off Obama's Corporate Tax Reform Proposal: What's In It For Us?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders are scoffing at a proposal that President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday tying corporate tax reform to new investments...

Sam Stein

Obama Budget Pushes Stimulus Measures That Are Unlikely To Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The unveiling of President Barack Obama's budget on Wednesday morning has restarted the ongoing debate over how best to pursue deficit r...

Obama Hits The Road To Rally Support For Job Creation

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Striking a decidedly populist tone, President Barack Obama stood in a resurrected factory Wednesday, imploring lawmakers to wo...

Small Business Job Creation -- Rhetoric vs. Reality

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 12.28.2012 | Small Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

How many more of these "bipartisan" deals to block new job creation now while raising government spending in the future has Congress made to get rid of Obama?

Bill Clinton Was Right That Dems Create More Jobs Than GOPers -- and Here's the Scoreboard for Good Jobs Making Real Things

Colin Gordon | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Colin Gordon

Since World War II, Democratic administrations have, on average, added between 160,000 and 250,000 manufacturing jobs each year they have been in office. Republican administrations have lost manufacturing jobs at about the same rate.

FACT CHECK: Michelle Obama's 'Good Jobs' Claim

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.06.2012 | Business

During her speech at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, first lady Michelle Obama painted her husband as a president who has created jo...

Another Labor Day Passes With Little Progress on Creating Jobs

Bill George | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business
Bill George

We cannot let political differences to continue to hold us back. Now is the time to get on with the monumental task of ensuring America's economic competitiveness and rebuilding a jobs machine. We did it in the 1990s. What are we waiting for?

On the June Jobs Report (Updates)

Jared Bernstein | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Payrolls grew by 80,000 last month and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2% in a jobs report that confirms the slower trend in employment gains that showed up a few months ago.

One Broken Campaign Promise Could Cost Obama Election

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

There are common sense cures for the economy, so why aren't we doing more? And by more, I mean feeding the massive chunk of the economy that creates all the jobs.

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The 7 Most Misleading Things Romney Has Told America

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

The U.S. economy and job creation has been a central theme of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's attacks on President Barack Obama. The Huffingt...

He'll Be Better For Job Creation, History Says

Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

Democrats sure know how to create jobs, if recent history is any indication. Since John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1961, job growth under ...

Don't Equate Wealthy With Job Creators

Martin Sullivan | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Martin Sullivan

The burning policy question at the center of all this is what effect will an increase in the top individual tax rate have on small business job creation. Democrats say not much. Republicans say a great deal.

Romney Attacks Obama Over Job Creation

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

MOBILE, Ala. — Wealthy New Englander Mitt Romney is trying to woo Southern voters with a mix of regional references that sometimes show self-dep...

Obama Headed To A City Near You?

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to travel to five states following next week's State of the Union address, courting voters who will be...

Deregulation Won't Lead To Job Growth: Congressional Budget Office

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

The country needs jobs, but cutting back on government regulations may not the best way to get them. Deregulation -- a favorite talking point of c...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Eyes Super Committee As 'Avenue' To Move Jobs Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Still searching for mechanisms to pass pieces of the president's jobs bill, senior administration officials returned on Thursday t...

Obama Jobs Plan Pitch Takes President Out West

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is heading west Monday morning to pitch his American Jobs Act in Las Vegas and speak at campaign events there and...

Obama Jobs Council Meets, Urges Action On Key Issue

Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is pressing for passage of his full $447 billion jobs package in the f...

For Obama, A Disconnect Between Rhetoric & Reality

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In President Barack Obama's sales pitch for his jobs bill, there are two versions of reality: The one in his speeches and the one a...

Obama Says He's 'Comfortable' With Including Proposed 5.6% Surtax On Millionaires In Jobs Plan (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

At a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said he's "comfortable" with Senate Democrats including a 5.6 percent surtax on millionaires ...

Obama Holds Press Conference

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is holding a White House news conference Thursday morning. It's Obama's first news conference since announcing h...

Sam Stein

White House Talks Jobs With Super Committee Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed Congress again on Monday to bring his American Jobs Act to a vote, promising to "put as much pressure" as ...

Education Is a Viable Solution to the Jobs Crisis

Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D. | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education
Michelle Asha Cooper, Ph.D.

If we fail to work collaboratively and centralize the role of education in conversations about long-lasting job and economic growth, we will continue to be frustrated and our efforts will produce minimal results.