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
  • On Deportation: A Modest Proposal - American Thinker
    ... and that Democrats oppose enterprise zones, which would bring jobs into the inner city? ... reach across the aisle, emulating President Obama, ...
    08/30/2015 - 2:43 pm | View Link
  • Donald Trump: Last Chance For Conservatism–Or First Sign Of White ... - VDare
    Democrats like Hillary Clinton. Her problem is that they don’t ... - Washington Post
    08/30/2015 - 11:12 am | View Link
  • ‘Pendulum Factor’ could land Trump in White House - New York Post
    ... swung back again when Obama followed ... economy cratering and jobs vanishing. ... list of courageous Democrats who ... Robert Menendez say ...
    08/29/2015 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Morning Plum: Donald Trump wants to tax the rich. Will Republican ... - Washington Post
    Donald Trump once again bucks GOP establishment by promoting tax on ... - Examiner.com
    08/28/2015 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • Speaking up - Virginia Business
    Slain WDBJ reporter's father hits senators - KITV 4
    08/28/2015 - 7:09 am | View Link
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  • NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s last-minute trip to ... which had lobbied lawmakers furiously to oppose the measure that union officials warned would lead to the loss of thousands of American jobs. “The debate over fast track (authority ...
    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 Tuesday, pushing back against members of his own party who say the Pacific trade pact is a bad deal for American workers and consumers. “Folks in labor and some progressives are ...
    04/21/2015 - 2:07 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
  • Democrats strongly oppose President Obama’s proposed changes on Social Security, Medicare
    “I made a promise to the people of Rhode Island that I would always oppose cuts to Social Security ... 10 percent of all NIH grants, and Obama’s research budget would benefit the Massachusetts economy and save jobs, said the Markey staffer.
    04/11/2013 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • New Obama jobs bill: Do too many Democrats view it as 'bailout lite'?
    Sen. Jon Tester (D) of Montana, who voted with Nelson to oppose the first Obama jobs bill last week, has yet to commit to backing the latest version of a jobs bill. “Jon supports full, responsible funding for this nation’s teachers, firefighters ...
    10/19/2011 - 12:34 pm | View Link
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  • Democrats buck Obama on water rule | TheHill
    Dozens of Democrats are joining the GOP to fight the new EPA rule.
    08/26/2015 - 9:37 pm | View Website
  • Chuck Schumer, No. 3 Senate Democrat, to oppose Obama's ...
    New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, the No. 3 Senate Democrat, is breaking with President Barack Obama and will oppose the Iran nuclear deal.
    08/6/2015 - 6:41 pm | View Website
  • N.J. Dems & Republicans oppose allowing Obama to speed up ...
    Reps. Scott Garrett and Bonnie Watson Coleman, ideologically opposites, both oppose President Obama on fast-track trade legislation
    06/22/2015 - 9:26 am | View Website
  • Whooping on Me’: Obama Goes After Dems Who Oppose Him on ...
    President Barack Obama dropped a hammer on Democrats opposed to the proposed trade deal with Asia, attacking with almost as much zeal as he typically reserves for ...
    05/8/2015 - 3:55 pm | 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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