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The Obama interview: U.S. must invest in itself

Mar 21, 2012
On a two-day trip to promote his energy policy, President Obama said the nation must invest in alternative energy or cede leadership to China. He called on Congress to help create jobs by providing more aid to struggling homeowners and investing more in infrastructure.
Posted In: Barack Obama, solar, energy, Economy

Big Obama donors missing in action

Mar 20, 2012
President Barack Obama has raised just half of what he got from big donors at this point in his election campaign four years ago.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, 2012 campaign

Attitude Check: Consumer confidence and global warming

Mar 15, 2012
Your politics even determines your take on the weather outside.
Posted In: Barack Obama, consumer confidence, global warming

U.S., EU and Japan protesting China's rare earth policy

Mar 13, 2012
It takes a lot of what are called rare earths to make the electronics that keep us going in the 21st century. The Obama Administration believes China is holding back its supply of these special metals to drive up prices and now the U.S. , the European Union, and Japan are taking their beef about China to the World Trade Organization.
Posted In: rare earth minerals, China, Barack Obama, WTO

Super Tuesday results shed light on economic issues

Mar 7, 2012
Now that Super Tuesday has played out, we're getting a sharper focus on what voters care about most. Six in ten voters considered the economy the top issue.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, GOP, republican primaries, Barack Obama

How do Americans feel about health care reform?

Mar 1, 2012
Frank Newport, the editor-in-chief of Gallup, talks about Americans' attitude toward health care reform and the role it could play in this year's presidential election.
Posted In: health care, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, health care reform law

New voters swinging Virginia from red to blue

Feb 29, 2012
When Barack Obama won Virginia in 2008, it was the first time a Democrat carried the traditionally GOP state in a presidential election since 1964. Thanks to an influx of new hip, young voters, the president could win Virginia again.
Posted In: 2012 election, Virginia, Barack Obama

As gas prices rise, Obama to speak on energy future

Feb 23, 2012
Rising prices at the gas pump could threaten the economic recovery and pose an election year problem for Obama. What can he do?
Posted In: gas prices, Barack Obama

Obama speaks about gas prices

Feb 23, 2012
The president spoke to the crowd at the University of Miami about American energy.
Posted In: gas prices, energy, Barack Obama

The return of manufacturing?

Feb 22, 2012
The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Posted In: manufacturing, unions, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

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