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
  • Eugene Robinson: Do-nothing Republicans on climate change - Sacramento Bee
    Robinson: Hopeless, hapless on climate change - Milford Daily News
    08/4/2015 - 3:56 pm | View Link
  • Bush looks to make inroads with African Americans, Hispanics - USA Today
    ... can fuel growth and provide jobs. ... Barry Goldwater to oppose that year's ... American president in Barack Obama. ... It's not OK to not ...
    08/4/2015 - 11:46 am | View Link
  • Jon Stewart: The Rolling Stone Interview - Rolling Stone
    When Obama was elected, there was a ... was the fault of the Democrats, and ... "Jobs" is the same way. ... raise their hand if they would ...
    08/4/2015 - 9:50 am | View Link
  • Climate Agenda Puts Purple-Staters in a Difficult Spot - National Journal
    ... issue in other states Democrats must ... "If you're going to oppose something ... has seen a boom in jobs from fracking. But the final ...
    08/3/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • Obama Power Plant Rules Spark 2016 Fight Over Climate Change - ABC News
    Obama Heralds Impact Of Power Plant Regulations - USA Today
    08/3/2015 - 5:12 am | View Link
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  • Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change
    Scott Walker, a Republican, said the regulations would be an economic “buzz saw” that would “cost hard-working Americans jobs ... strongly oppose Obama’s climate change agenda. The issue has also fueled the fundraising race for Democrats.
    08/4/2015 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • Hurst Calls on Attorney General to Oppose EPA Coal Rules
    As Attorney General, Mike Hurst would stand against federal overreach like President Obama’s unconstitutional ... and eliminate jobs in Mississippi and around the country. Even some Democrats in Mississippi agree this is bad policy.
    08/4/2015 - 3:12 am | View Link
  • Obama: Special Interests Will Try to Kill Clean Power Plan
    President Obama assailed climate change deniers and “special interest” groups that oppose the administration’s new controls ... The new rule will create jobs, not kill them; will help children who suffer from asthma and other respiratory problems ...
    08/3/2015 - 5:04 pm | View Link
  • Why many oppose Obama's Pacific trade deal
    Despite the controversy, this is a deal that President Obama wants to sign before leaving office ... around the globe to buy American-made goods, which should create jobs. But Democrats and unions say that free trade deals haven't benefited workers ...
    07/22/2015 - 5:36 pm | View Link
  • NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s last-minute trip to Capitol Hill on Friday to press Democrats for ... furiously to oppose the measure that union officials warned would lead to the loss of thousands of American jobs. “The debate over fast ...
    06/12/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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