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
  • This week, a glimpse of a different President Obama - Yahoo! News
    Trade backing: Obama still must advocate for U.S. workers - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    06/26/2015 - 8:39 am | View Link
  • Political Blotter: Endorsements, promises made in California's 2016 ... - San Jose Mercury News
    The pledge commits him to oppose any ... economic activity, creating jobs and ... calls from President Barack Obama ... tapped to be House ...
    06/26/2015 - 6:33 am | View Link
  • US Agriculture, Trade - Migration News
    US workers who lose their jobs as a ... TAA as unions pressed Democrats to ... President Obama wants countries to ... Unions oppose FTAs such ...
    06/25/2015 - 2:41 pm | View Link
  • Ground the travel tax hike - The Hill
    ... in May added 280,000 jobs, and job ... puzzling that President Obama and some Republicans and Democrats in ... of Congress and urge them to ...
    06/25/2015 - 9:23 am | View Link
  • U.S. Democrats shrug off retribution threats for pro-trade votes - Reuters
    U.S. Democrats shrug off retribution threats for pro-trade votes - CNBC
    06/25/2015 - 6:54 am | View Link
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  • This week, a glimpse of a different President Obama
    Washington — President Obama has often been accused of being missing in ... how his approach differs from trade policy of the 1990s, which many Democrats blame for lost jobs and lower wages. Test your knowledge Think you know Asia? Take our geography ...
    06/28/2015 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • US Senate Puts Obama On Fast-Track To TPP
    With a 60-38 vote, the Senate adopted the law giving President Obama the power to “fast ... expended on advancing the things Americans oppose, and preventing the things Americans want.” Opposition by the Democrats meant a rocky road for the TPA in ...
    06/24/2015 - 5:59 pm | View Link
  • Pelosi, House Dems Back Obama's Trade Agenda After Nearly Killing It
    Unions and most congressional Democrats say free-trade deals cost U.S. jobs and reward countries ... say they will strongly oppose the Pacific pact. Others seem more resigned to the likelihood of new U.S. trade agreements in Obama's final months in office.
    06/24/2015 - 8:20 am | View Link
  • Pelosi Stands Down On TAA, Clearing Way For Obama's Trade Agenda
    waved the white flag on Wednesday, telling her caucus she would support passage of a key measure tethered to President Barack Obama's broader trade agenda ... Pelosi and a majority of House Democrats oppose fast-track, as well as the massive trade deals ...
    06/24/2015 - 5:45 am | View Link
  • How Obama Can Heal the Democrats’ Split on Trade
    The White House looks to make a big push for infrastructure spending to unite the Party, fix our bridges and roads, and save Obama ... Democrats started acting like the Tea Party Republicans who broke from the leadership of their party to oppose the ...
    06/23/2015 - 11:15 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.
    06/26/2015 - 9:17 pm | View Website
  • Obama Scolds Democrats on Trade Pact ...
    BEAVERTON, Ore. — President Obama on Friday lashed out at critics within his own party as he accused fellow Democrats of deliberately distorting the ...
    06/25/2015 - 2:08 pm | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
    President Obama said on Friday that if lawmakers had responded to his earlier calls for reform of the nation’s gun laws “we might have some more Americans still ...
    06/21/2015 - 8:37 am | View Website
  • Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to the ...
    06/9/2015 - 7:47 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
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