A Few Democrats Oppose Obama Jobs Bill

A few Democrats oppose Obama jobs bill

It's not just Republicans who are blocking President Obama's jobs bill.

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    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
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    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    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 became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Women and the draft: Sign of equality, or potential consequence of ... - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
    ... from Republicans and Democrats, with many saying it’s a natural progression of gender equality. But Cruz and Sessions staunchly oppose the...
    06/13/2016 - 10:01 am | View Link
  • Survey: Partisan split over U.S. taking in refugees - WLWT
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    06/13/2016 - 9:58 am | View Link
  • It's time for Senate candidates Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez to ... - Coastline Pilot
    18.5%. That two Democrats could end ... Both candidates oppose  President Obama 's Trans-Pacific Partnership ... do enough to protect jobs and ...
    06/13/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • Dem platform fights brewing - CNN
    ... the speech he also called Obama a ... on trade, spurring her to oppose the ... the vast majority of Democrats to ... being organized by ...
    06/8/2016 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Put the Wall in the GOP Platform - GOPUSA
    ... support of many Democrats, including then-Senators Barack Obama and ... in the Republican Party, oppose a ... companies from moving jobs ...
    06/7/2016 - 10:34 am | View Link
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    “And it’s not simply his opposition to the minimum wage, it’s not simply what he has said about reproductive health issues, it’s not simply his antipathy to labor unions — those are enough reasons to oppose ... Barack Obama, who leaves office ...
    06/18/2016 - 6:43 am | View Link
  • NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal
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    06/12/2015 - 7:02 pm | View Link
  • Progressive Democrats Oppose Obama's Pacific Trade Deal
    At the forefront of the ideological battle are two key names: President Barack Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts ... “could help multinational corporations ship American jobs overseas or allow for watering down of environmental or ...
    04/23/2015 - 1:32 am | View Link
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    12/10/2014 - 6:03 pm | View Link
  • Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out
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    08/26/2013 - 8:53 am | View Link
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  • Political Commentary and Opinion | Washington Examiner
    Political opinion and commentary from inside and outside the Beltway.
    06/21/2016 - 4:57 am | View Website
  • Moderate Democrats are running away from Obama
    Barack Obama will never be on the ballot again, but his new plan to combat gun violence is causing a fresh round of worries among centrist Democrats ...
    06/21/2016 - 3:53 am | View Website
  • 2016 Presidential Candidates & Election News
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    06/20/2016 - 2:38 pm | View Website
  • wrote a letter to President Obama ...
    WASHINGTON, DC—Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and George Miller (D-CA) announced today more than 150 Democrats in the House of Representatives oppose the use ...
    06/16/2016 - 5:28 pm | View Website
  • How Democrats prevailed over Obama on the 'Cadillac tax ...
    On Dec. 1, one of Obama's top advisers warned Democrats to leave the tax alone.
    06/16/2016 - 4:38 pm | View Website
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