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Do Americans agree with Obama's economic concerns?

Mar 22, 2012
In this week's Attitude Check, we get feedback from Gallup about how Americans feel about the various issues that President Barack Obama brought up in his exclusive Marketplace interview.
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Marketplace interviews President Obama. What would you ask?

Mar 21, 2012
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal is traveling to Boulder City, Nevada, today to interview President Barack Obama at the Copper Mountain solar plant during the president's two-day energy tour. Send us your questions and find out how to listen.
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How President Obama handled the recovery

Mar 2, 2012
A new book explains why the Obama administration didn't go far enough to encourage economic recovery.
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Pain at the pump

Feb 24, 2012
Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale discusses how rising gas prices are hurting consumers, enough to get the president's attention.
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Changes in store for the corporate tax rate

Feb 22, 2012
The Obama administration is expected to announce a plan to bring the corporate tax rate down from 35 to 28 percent, hoping to eliminate tax loopholes for corporate giants.
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President Obama to announce 2013 budget

Feb 10, 2012
President Obama unveils his budget for next year on Monday, at a community college just outside of Washington, D.C. But how serious is this executive branch wish list in a gridlocked Washington?
Posted In: President Obama, Washington D.C., politics, federal budget

$25 billion foreclosure settlement announced

Feb 9, 2012
Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.
Posted In: mortgage crisis, robosigning, President Obama, foreclosures, Housing

11 million homeowners underwater

Feb 1, 2012
Over a quarter of Americans owe more than their homes are worth, but does the U.S. government have the political will to help?
Posted In: President Obama, underwater mortgage, refinance, election, Housing

Obama's latest push for mortgage refinancing

Jan 30, 2012
In his State of the Union address, President Obama sketched out a plan to help homeowners refinance, something Allan Sloan calls 'Wall Street bailing out Main Street.'
Posted In: mortgage, refinance, President Obama, State of the Union

President Obama pushes for payroll tax extension

Dec 6, 2011
A tax hike could be in store for all Americans at the start of next year if Republicans and Democrats in Washington can't agree. The current payroll tax cuts put money into the pockets of consumers.
Posted In: politics, Washington D.C., President Obama, payroll tax

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