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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  • 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
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    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
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • Walker, Mallott join tickets to oppose Parnell - Alaska Journal
    The Alaska governor’s race suddenly got interesting. Here’s ... - Washington Post
    09/2/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • Obama pushes minimum wage hike, slams GOP for saying ‘no to ... - MSNBC
    Obama Renews Call to Increase Pay Floor - Wall Street Journal
    09/2/2014 - 11:26 am | View Link
  • The Politics Of Calling In Sick - NPR
    Workers may gain paid sick leave [The Orange County Register :: ] - BusinessWeek
    09/2/2014 - 7:12 am | View Link
  • Why Obama Won’t Act on Immigration - Daily Beast
    Why Obama Wont Act on Immigration - K102 FM
    09/2/2014 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Obama Threads Needle on Russia-Ukraine Dispute - Kiplinger
    Women Edge at Finding Jobs-- From ... Obama's Immigration Moves May Hurt Democrats-- From The big shock in ... Not all 36 oppose state programs.
    09/2/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
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  • Is Obama's war on coal burying the Democrats' New Deal coalition for good?
    There is virtually no way Obama could muster the 67 Senate votes required for treaty approvals because Republicans would oppose a new climate change pact ... the hundreds of thousands of coal mining jobs will be replaced by even better "green jobs ...
    08/27/2014 - 8:59 am | View Link
  • Republicans And Vulnerable Democrats Slam Obama's New, Job-Killing EPA Regulations
    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
  • 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
  • Democrats strongly oppose President Obama’s proposed changes on Social Security, Medicare
    The ranks of New England Democrats lining up to oppose the president’s approach ... gets 10 percent of all NIH grants, and Obama’s research budget would benefit the Massachusetts economy and save jobs, said the Markey staffer. Tracy Jan can be reached ...
    04/10/2013 - 3:14 pm | 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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  • Democratic Party (United States)
    The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to ...
    09/2/2014 - 8:07 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    09/2/2014 - 9:08 am | View Website
  • RealClearPolitics
    All Commentary & News Stories - The Right's Obamacare "Cancer" - Simon Maloy, Salon - Making Excuses for President Obama - Noemie Emery, Weekly Standard
    09/1/2014 - 6:35 pm | 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.
    09/1/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
    brightcove.createExperiences(); President Obama on Tuesday vowed to address the threat posed by the "barbaric terrorists" of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS ...
    08/27/2014 - 4:50 am | View Website
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