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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 Nominates Princeton Economist To Fill Key Post

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 10.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has chosen labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post as the White House scrambles for solutions ...

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 ...

1Q Economic Growth Weaker Than Originally Thought - Blame Unemployment

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — High unemployment isn't going away. The slow pace of economic growth shows the recovery is too weak to generate enough jobs for 15...