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 way for GOP to defuse immigration issue? - Toledoblade.com
    A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue? - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    11/23/2014 - 11:55 am | View Link
  • The Koch Brothers' Next Frontier - National Journal
    And Democrats are not to blame. ... Jennings' liberal agenda will cost us jobs. Say NO to the Obama/Sebelius ... that those who failed to oppose ...
    11/23/2014 - 11:02 am | View Link
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    Immigration row kicks off presidential race - Korea Herald
    11/21/2014 - 2:58 pm | View Link
  • Lawmakers, faith leaders, and advocates on Obama's executive action - Creative Loafing
    Last night, President Barack Obama ... was swift and, from Democrats at ... and law enforcement, but oppose the ... Organizing Director of ...
    11/21/2014 - 1:35 pm | View Link
  • Greg Orman: Despite Obama’s action, real immigration reform ... - KansasCity.com
    ... night, President Barack Obama ... by both Republicans and Democrats — ... and their constituencies oppose ... of both blue and ...
    11/21/2014 - 12:52 pm | View Link
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  • Senate Democrats block Keystone XL Pipeline, reject bill by one vote
    While President Barack Obama and much of her party oppose the bill, the third-term Democrat had commandeered ... "I look forward to the new Republican majority taking up and passing the Keystone jobs bill early in the new year." Her political career ...
    11/18/2014 - 4:55 pm | View Link
  • Senate Democrats mull approving Keystone XL to help Mary Landrieu's reelection
    ... oppose the pipeline since they oppose all fossil fuel based energy. Proponents support the pipeline for the jobs it would create and its contributions to energy independence. The Obama administration has been slow-walking the approval of the pipeline ...
    11/11/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • White House turns blind eye on Democrats who oppose climate rules
    "We understand that there are going to be Democrats in these states that oppose it and are ... "Miners are losing their jobs, families are struggling to make ends meet and there is no relief in sight from the heavy hand of Obama’s EPA," Capito said ...
    05/31/2014 - 6:46 pm | View Link
  • Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out
    RUSH: Folks, let me tell you something. You know, privately there are a lot of Democrats that tell me that they are just distressed over what Obama has done to the health care industry and to jobs. They are afraid to say anything about it because of ...
    08/26/2013 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • TOWN HALL: Democrats oppose jobs, oil and more (poll)
    Its construction alone would create tens of thousands of good private-sector jobs, immediately ... by a natural disaster or political turmoil abroad. Obama, Reid and other leading Democrats oppose the pipeline because environmentalists in their party ...
    12/8/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to ...
    11/22/2014 - 7:25 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    11/22/2014 - 12:23 pm | View Website
  • As Michelle Obama Campaigns, Some Democrats Fear Her Last ...
    But unlike Hillary Rodham Clinton, who as first lady crisscrossed the country for Democrats in 1998, visiting about 20 states, Mrs. Obama will keep to a ...
    11/22/2014 - 1:31 am | View Website
  • The Democratic Party Platform | Democrats.org
    Check out the 2012 Democratic Platform -- a declaration of how Democrats plan to move America forward over the next four years and beyond.
    11/21/2014 - 11:55 am | View Website
  • Vulnerable Senate Democrats Almost Always Voted With Obama
    A new CQ Roll Call study of Senate votes shows vulnerable Senate Democrats almost always voted to support the president in 2014. The full list at the link.
    10/27/2014 - 2:08 pm | View Website
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