The campaign fuse lit last week during the renewed assault on Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital continues to burn Monday. Whereas Obama landed the final blow Friday by releasing a commercial entitled “Firms” assailing Romney for alleged offshore assists and unpopular business practices, the Romney campaign responded by accusing the president of favoring special [...]
Voters in Iowa heard President Obama pitch his plan to extend the Bush/Obama tax cuts for the middle class, while voters in Colorado heard Mitt Romney call for a continuation of the current rates for all taxpayers.
Like everyone else, the White House is waiting with bated breath to see whether the highest court in the land rules in favor of or against President Obama’s signature healthcare law.
The Obama administration seems certain that last week’s directive removing “young people who are low enforcement priorities” from the roster of deportation candidates was within their Constitutional authority, but House Republicans aren’t so certain. In a press release Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) announced he had sent a pair of letters to [...]
About halfway though the president’s statement, a reporter blurted out a question about the impact the president’s new executive order will have on unemployed American citizens.
Appearing in the White House briefing room Friday to address the continuing American and European economic crisis, President Obama noted that while the private sector has added jobs for the past 27 months, cuts at the state and local government level have only worsened the unemployment problem. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/20120608ObamaGovernmentJobsNow.mp3]
Appearing in the White House briefing room Friday, President Obama stated that weak European banks require additional capital to improve the continent’s financial situation. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/20120608ObamaEuropeInjectCapital.mp3]
Appearing in the White House briefing room Friday to address the continuing American and European economic crisis, President Obama made the case that immediate action is needed to spur domestic job creation through public sector investment in infrastructural improvements. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/20120608ObamaFixTheRoof.mp3]
“There’s nothing fiscally responsible about waiting to fix your roof until it caves in,” the President said.