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Obama Proposes ‘Grand Bargain’ For Jobs

President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments.

07/30/2013

Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that quickly became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Set To Begin Middle-Class Jobs Tour Around The Country

Aiming to show he’s still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that quickly became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts.

05/09/2013

Screen capture of a chart indicating changes in net worth per household. (Credit: pewsocialtrends.org)

Pew: Wealthy Getting Wealthier While Bottom 93 Percent Lose Net Worth

A recent study conducted by Pew Research’s Social & Demographic Trends division has found that the nation’s economic recovery has largely benefited America’s wealthiest citizens.

04/25/2013

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Plans Book On Middle Class

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren already is the author or co-author of nine books, but she has a lot more to write about.

03/19/2013

President Obama delivers remarks on the economy at Linamar Corporation on Feb. 13, 2013 in Arden, N.C. (credit: John W. Adkisson/Getty Images)

Obama: Government Needs To Build ‘Ladders Of Opportunity’

President Barack Obama was wrapping up his post-State of the Union tour by talking about how government can build “ladders of opportunity” into the middle class.

02/15/2013

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Obama To Revive Populist Message In SOTU Speech

Reviving his populist re-election message, President Barack Obama will press a politically-divided Congress to approve more tax increases and fewer spending cuts during a State of the Union address focused on stabilizing the middle class and repairing the still-wobbly economy.

02/11/2013

President Barack Obama announces Sen. John Kerry as his choice for the next secretary of state on Dec. 21, 2012 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: House Won’t Be Voting On ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Before Midnight

WASHINGTON (CBS DC/AP) — The nation appears in position to fall over the “fiscal cliff” at midnight as the House of Representatives do not have a vote in place on the deal currently being negotiated […]

12/31/2012

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Opinion: Don’t Let Obama Convince You That American Success Is Bad

During the current election campaign, for the first time in American history, President Barack Obama and the “left” have made success in America to be negative.

10/22/2012

A combination picture of the vice presidential debate between US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R) at the Norton Center at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, October 11, 2012, moderated by Martha Raddatz of ABC News. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Ryan To Middle Class: Obama Tax Hike Coming To You

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Paul Ryan says there aren’t enough rich Americans to tax to pay for all of President Barack Obama’s spending. Ryan tells viewers of the vice presidential debate, quote, “Watch out, […]

10/11/2012

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during the Presidential Debate at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, 2012 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Presidential Debate: Romney Says ‘Middle Income Americans Are Being Crushed’ Under Obama

Taking a cue from Vice President Biden saying that the middle class has been “buried the last four years,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney came out swinging against President Obama regarding the economy in the first presidential debate.

10/03/2012

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