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
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first testsCoalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    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
  • A GOP Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Huffington Post
    ... the likelihood of Democrats and ... of the so-called Keystone Jobs Bill. ... President Obama has proposed a six ... Most Republicans now ...
    10/5/2015 - 2:43 pm | View Link
  • TPP boost for global economy still far off - CNBC
    ... many of President Barack Obama's ... jobs and weaken environmental laws, while some Republicans oppose ... "Democrats are opposed, as are ...
    10/5/2015 - 1:47 pm | View Link
  • CAL THOMAS: A flood of presidential rhetoric - Washington Times
    Cal Thomas: Joaquin, Obama are two forces of nature - News-Herald
    10/5/2015 - 12:34 pm | View Link
  • Pacific Trade Deal Is Good for the U.S. and Obama’s Legacy - Time
    President Obama has “fast-track ... Other prominent Democrats oppose it. They have reason. This deal will make it easier for manufacturing jobs ...
    10/5/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • U.S. and 11 Asian nations agree on largest trade pact since NAFTA; ... - Dallas Morning News
    Fight looms in Congress as many Democrats oppose fast-track trade authority Kirk lauds Obama's trade ... support higher-paying American jobs here
    10/5/2015 - 11:56 am | View Link
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  • Hillary Clinton says Obama must work with Democrats on trade
    Pelosi decided to side with House Democrats and oppose Obama's plan, saying it required "a better ... communities across the country and cost a million American jobs." The Obama administration expressed confidence Sunday that Congress will approve the ...
    06/14/2015 - 10:10 am | View Link
  • NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s last-minute trip to Capitol Hill on ... role in a process that will have a significant impact on workers, jobs, and the economy, and I oppose this path forward that excludes Congress from playing such a role.”
    06/12/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama Pushes Back Against Fellow Democrats Who Oppose Trade Pact
    President Barack Obama laid out the case for his expansive trade agenda on ... “If we are going to succeed as an economy, where already about 11 million of the high paying jobs in the United States are directly related to exports overseas, and it ...
    04/21/2015 - 2:07 pm | View Link
  • Poll: Democrats Oppose Obama’s Unilateral Amnesty
    A majority of self-identified Democrats oppose ... Obama to work with Congress rather than act unilaterally; 81 percent of independents and 93 percent of Republicans gave the same answer. Of the political groups surveyed, only liberals prefer unilateral ...
    08/19/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out
    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 ... who don't like it but they're afraid to say anything.
    08/26/2013 - 10:53 am | View Link
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  • Why So Many Democrats Rejected Obama’s Lobbying on the
    President Obama takes it personally when Americans disagree with his free-trade fundamentalism. He keeps griping about the Democrats who usually support his agenda ...
    10/5/2015 - 12:12 am | View Website
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    The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party to its right. Tracing its origins ...
    10/4/2015 - 7:04 pm | View Website
  • Christie says Democrats need to oppose Obama on Iran deal ...
    Hours after President Obama chided Republican presidential candidates for their attacks on the U.S.'s nuclear deal with Iran, Gov. Chris Christie said Monday night ...
    07/28/2015 - 1:55 am | View Website
  • Democrats buck Obama on water rule | TheHill
    Dozens of Democrats are joining the GOP to fight the new EPA rule.
    05/28/2015 - 6:21 am | View Website
  • Obama Scolds Democrats on Trade Pact Stance
    BEAVERTON, Ore. — President Obama on Friday lashed out at critics within his own party as he accused fellow Democrats of deliberately distorting the ...
    05/8/2015 - 6:08 am | View Website
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