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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    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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    05/17/2018 - 11:07 am | View Link
  • Rocking the Billion-Dollar Boat in Seattle
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    05/13/2018 - 11:05 pm | View Link
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    “For any leader, there are two jobs -- keeping the caucus together and also protecting ... With Schumer still at the helm in 2008, Democrats rode a wave of voter enthusiasm generated by Barack Obama and expanded their Senate majority.
    05/13/2018 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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