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Obama Job Creation

Obama Job-Creation Efforts Not So Direct

Washington Post | Alec MacGillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To hear President Obama tell it, he's been busy creating jobs since taking office. The $787 billion stimulus package, he said last winter, would "save...

Obama's Modest Jobs Proposal

Faye Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Faye Anderson

President Barack Obama unveiled his jobs package last week. His proposal includes more of the same: more money to the states for fiscal stabilization, more weatherization initiatives, more infrastructure spending.

The Government Needs to Take the Reins In Job Creation

Sen. Arlen Specter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Arlen Specter

Recent signs of recovery and those who say the recession is over are cold comfort for the millions who are still searching for work or have stopped looking. Their world is bound by paying the bills and raising families.

The Stimulus Package and SAT Scores

Anita Weinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anita Weinberg

Aside from the obvious health benefits, lead removal from homes would accomplish the what the stimulus seeks -- creating jobs and reversing the economic impacts for low-income families.

Will the Environmental Movement be a Job Creator at Last?

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

It's possible that no economic stimulus will work. Each one will prop up the economy for a while, but the underlying structure has to melt down completely before it can grow back correctly.

A Message to Congress: Energy Smart Programs Will Save the Economy

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Despite Friday's piece in the Times, there seems to be a growing consensus around Washington that the road to our nation's economic salvation will be ...

Sam Stein

Obama: Judge Me On The Jobs I Create

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Much of the focus of the just completed Obama press conference is going to center on his answer to the obligatory Rod Blagojevich question -- the pres...