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Obama, Xi Emphasize ‘Impactful’ International Response to North Korea

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed a coordinated international response to the recent North Korean nuclear test and planned ballistic missile test, the White House stated in a press release on Frida...

Imposing Tax on Oil Would Make US Economy Stronger Once Prices Raise

US President Barack Obama said that the US authorities are going to be in a much stronger position when oil starts getting tight again, prices start going up again, if a $10 per barrel fee on oil companies is imposed.

Obama Says U.S. 'Should Be Proud' Of Economic Progress

19 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday said the latest jobs report showing the unemployment rate at an eight-year low of 4.9 percent was a testament to the strength of the American economy. "We should be proud of the progress we've made," Obama told reporters in the White House briefing room. Show More Summary

Obama says jobs report shows strength of American economy

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama on Friday said the latest jobs report showing the unemployment rate at an eight-year low of 4.9 percent was a testament to the strength of the American economy. “We should be proud of the progress we’ve made,” Obama told reporters in the White House briefing...

The Limits Of Obama’s Favorite Economic Theory

19 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Economic theories don't usually get their own executive orders. But last summer, President Barack Obama changed that. In September, the president issued an order, titled “Using Behavioral Science Insights to Better Serve the American...Show More Summary

Obama Gives A Statement On The Economy

20 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the economy to reporters in the White House briefing room at 12:30 p.m. EST(1730 GMT) on Friday after a new report showed unemployment at an eight-year low, the...Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Obama to address latest jobs report

President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a statement on the economy following Friday's jobs report. PBS NewsHour will live stream the remarks at 12:30 p.m. ET. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Obama to address latest jobs report appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama hails signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal

23 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama hailed the signing of one of the biggest trade deals in history, saying the Trans-Pacific Partnership would give the United States an advantage over other leading economies, namely China. “TPP allows America — and not countries like China — to write the...

Bernie Sanders Says Barack Obama is Progressive, but Many Progressives Disagree

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

On Thursday night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders clashed over what it means to be a progressive. Over the past week, Sanders has been somewhat successful in criticizing Clinton for failing to live up to progressive ideals. Show More Summary

An End to Latin America's Longest Civil War?

James Jordan, national Alliance for Global Justice co-coordinator, speaks to Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear regarding the visit of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to Washington, DC, to meet US President Barack Obama.

Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation's aging transportation infrastructure, the White House said on Thursday. The proposed...Show More Summary

Michael Eric Dyson On Why Racial Issues Weren't A 'Priority' For Obama

Ever since Barack Obama was elected as the nation's first black president, the issue of race has loomed over his administration. But interestingly, the president never actually prioritized race as a policy issue, Michael Eric Dyson told...Show More Summary

Less Christian, More Political: How the National Prayer Breakfast Has Changed

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Barack Obama used his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday to make a case for inclusion, tolerance, and an embrace of all faiths -- showing just how far this strange and relatively recent American tradition has come since its founding.

A $10-Per-Barrel Tax on Oil? Obama’s Final Budget Proposal Turns Bold

President Barack Obama has decided that in his final budget proposal he no longer has to bother with politics. In a bout of wishful thinking that evokes candidate-Obama-style idealism, next week's budget proposal will reportedly ask that $300 billion be dedicated toward the future of transportation. How will he pay... More »

Jeb: Obama’s Mosque Visit ‘More Than Appropriate’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Today, presidential candidate Jeb Bush, whose poor showing in this election season has shocked just about everyone, did something even more shocking than usual: he didn't jump at the opportunity to bash President Barack Obama for visiting a mosque yesterday.

Obama Still Failing to Send Congress Master Plan to Destroy Daesh

Congress has yet to receive from President Barack Obama a comprehensive plan to destroy the Islamic State as it moves beyond Syria and Iraq, despite a law requiring to do so, US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters at a press conference on Thursday.

12.7 million signed up for Obama health care law, beating expectations

WASHINGTON -- Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, according to figures released Thursday by the administration. Continue reading ? The post 12.7 million signed up for Obama health care law, beating expectations appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Obama’s First U.S. Mosque Visit Came Late, But Still Means A Lot, Says Top Muslim Scholar

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque as commander in chief. In an impassioned speech to Muslims at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, Obama denounced growing anti-Muslim bias, called for greater religious...Show More Summary

Obama Hangs With The Golden State Warriors At The White House

The Golden State Warriors met President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday, where they celebrated the team's 2015 NBA championship. The president greeted star point guard Stephen Curry and the rest of the team in the East Room,...Show More Summary

Obama Proposes New Tax On Oil To Pay For Clean Transportation

WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will propose a new $10 a barrel fee on oil in his budget plan next week, as the White House seeks to boost the nation's investments in clean transportation projects, the White...Show More Summary

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