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As U.N. meets on climate, U.S. blocks a European law

Nov 30, 2012
President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Posted In: United Nations, Airlines, Barack Obama, carbon-dioxide emissions, climate change

The science behind Obama's fundraising emails

Nov 29, 2012
"Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 campaign, email, fundraising

Obama tries a hashtag to avoid the fiscal cliff

Nov 28, 2012
The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.
Posted In: hashtag, Twitter, marketing, fiscal cliff, Barack Obama

President Obama attends economic conference in Cambodia

Nov 20, 2012
Today, President Obama is on his way back to the United States after several days in Southeast Asia. His most recent stop in the tour was in Cambodia, where he attended an economic conference.
Posted In: cambodia, Barack Obama, asia

Will Obama visit open up Southeast Asia economies?

Nov 19, 2012
The focus of President Obama's visit to the region has been geopolitical but what about the economic gains to be made?
Posted In: Myanmar, Barack Obama

President's visit to Myanmar poses challenge for China

Nov 19, 2012
Up to now, the government of Myanmar, also known as Burma, has held a cozy economic relationship with China, but President Obama's visit signals the country is looking to diversify its portfolio.
Posted In: Myanmar, Barack Obama, China

How lame ducks compare in business, politics

Nov 14, 2012
President Obama has four more years. Are there lessons from CEOs who have declared when they’ll leave or who face a mandatory retirement age?
Posted In: lame duck, Barack Obama, ceo

Exploring the post-Fiscal Cliff world

Nov 13, 2012
With only 16 working days left in the congressional calendar this year, bipartisanship is on everyone's lips, but is it in the cards?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Barack Obama, budget deficit

President looks for toehold on 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 9, 2012
President Obama makes his first public comments since election night, expected to size up climb up 'fiscal cliff'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Barack Obama, whiteboard

Gallup always thinking about changes, tweaks

Nov 8, 2012
This election, in part driven by the discrepancy between most media analysis and Nate Silver's data-driven electoral model, has prompted a debate about polling in the new media landscape. Frank Newport, of Gallup, says his polling still works but could be tweaked.
Posted In: Gallup, 2012 elections, Unemployment, Barack Obama

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