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Job growth could stay slow through election season

Jan 6, 2012
Economy continues to add jobs, but not fast enough to make campaigning easy for President Obama.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Obama tries to go it alone on economy

Jan 5, 2012
But can the president boost the economy without Congress?
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Obama appoints new head of CFPB

Jan 4, 2012
The president plans to use a recess appointment to name Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, CFPB, Richard Cordray

President Obama takes aim at rising inequality

Dec 7, 2011
Yesterday, the president spoke about the loss of the American dream. But just how much is the middle class really shrinking?
Posted In: middle class, Barack Obama, payroll tax, Washington D.C.

Dutch prime minister on the future of the eurozone

Nov 30, 2011
The Netherlands' prime minister Mark Rutte discusses the future of Europe, the eurozone and the global economy.
Posted In: Barack Obama, Mark Rutte, Europe debt crisis

Mid-day Extra: When Obama dines at your restaurant

Oct 25, 2011
Yesterday, Obama dropped in on a Los Angeles institution: Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. When the president makes a visit, does it make a difference in food sales in the months that come?
Posted In: Food, Barack Obama

Birth certificate turned campaign merchandise

May 19, 2011
People asked to see it, now you can wear it. The campaign to re-elect Barack Obama is selling t-shirts on its website that show the president's ...
Posted In: Barack Obama, campaign contribution

MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...
Posted In: Barack Obama, brunch, budget, cocoa, foreclosures, Jeff Merkley, mid-day update, Obama, Oscars, Paul Ryan, Republican response, State of the Union

Obama & co: Make 2009 the Year of Energy Efficiency

Dec 9, 2008
To face the long-term problem of global warming we need to be rooted in short-term reality. And the reality of the year ahead is a global recessi...
Posted In: Barack Obama, climate change, energy efficiency, global warming, Oil, solar, wind

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