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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    Senate bill targets companies that move overseas - Miami Herald
    07/23/2014 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • Chris Moss: The Sheriff Running for Lieutenant Governor - Epoch Times
    We strongly oppose it.” When I ... who have not.” Taxes and Jobs Moss ... Even President Obama has endorsed it. ... they were registered ...
    07/23/2014 - 7:41 am | View Link
  • In Washington, it's Politics vs. Problem Solving - Huffington Post
    ... and Democrats. When President Obama ... 27-member Congressional Hispanic Caucus--all Democrats--oppose any ... around the country and cost ...
    07/22/2014 - 12:47 pm | View Link
  • Plum jobs eluding big Dem donors - The Hill
    It has also prevented Democrats from rewarding ... But as Obama has tapped an increasing number of ... to Kerry informing him that he would ...
    07/22/2014 - 6:19 am | View Link
  • Are Democrats afraid of the inequality issue? - CNN
    ... provide more well-paying jobs. Obama has ... interests that would oppose policies that significantly reduce inequality. Democrats, including ...
    07/21/2014 - 1:25 pm | View Link
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  • Narrow Push on Overseas Tax Breaks Advances in Senate
    The U.S. Senate advanced a narrow attempt by Democrats to limit tax breaks for companies moving jobs out of the U.S.
    07/23/2014 - 11:59 am | View Link
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    Ambassadorial nominees used to sail through the Senate. That's changed.
    07/22/2014 - 6:12 am | View Link
  • Obama 'timid' in Ukraine crash: GOP
    Some Republicans say Obama should have been stronger in response to MH17, but voters may not agree. Politico's Ben White reports.
    07/21/2014 - 12:20 pm | View Link
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    07/21/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
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    07/21/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Link
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    07/17/2014 - 9:32 am | View Link
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    So the Obama administration lobbed another bomb in ... at every turn in the U.S. Senate and call on Congressman Peters to oppose these regulations instead of selling out Michigan jobs for his radical environmental agenda and the support of the California ...
    06/2/2014 - 7:04 am | View Link
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    So, the White House is turning a blind eye to attacks from within the party, despite the importance of the regulations to Obama's agenda and post-presidential legacy. "We understand that there are going to be Democrats in these states that oppose it and ...
    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 - 8:53 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 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
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    07/27/2014 - 2:53 pm | View Website
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    07/27/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Website
  • RealClearPolitics
    All Commentary & News Stories - Halbig Is Not About a 'Drafting Error' - Andrew McCarthy, National Review - Right-Wing Judges Push to Gut Obamacare - Jim Newell, Salon
    07/27/2014 - 7:22 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.
    07/27/2014 - 12:55 am | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
    The White House on Friday doubled down on its talk that Republicans could try and impeach President Obama, hours after a top White House aide said they were taking ...
    07/25/2014 - 11:52 pm | View Website
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