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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  • Should the Fed be watching 'House of Cards'? - Yahoo! Singapore
    ... billion to create 10 million jobs. ... But Republicans oppose higher taxes, and Democrats aren't likely to go ... signed by President Barack ...
    05/5/2015 - 6:09 am | View Link
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    ... consider that Barack Obama  has created 7.35 million jobs  since ... Conservatives oppose policies that ... total, Democrats created 42 ...
    05/4/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
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  • PEASE: The Tea Party and some Democrats oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership
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    05/4/2015 - 10:03 am | View Link
  • Obama's hard going on Trans-Pacific Partnership
    He also garnered 40 per cent of congressional Democrats, including almost ... and steep losses of US manufacturing jobs. Even Hillary Clinton is breaking with her husband's free-trade record, hinting she may oppose the TPP, which would bind the US and ...
    05/3/2015 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Many Democrats Turn Their Backs on Free Trade
    He also garnered 40 percent of congressional Democrats ... steep losses of American manufacturing jobs. Even Hillary Rodham Clinton is breaking with her husband’s free-trade record, hinting that she may oppose the Pacific trade pact, which would bind ...
    05/3/2015 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Chuck Schumer Warns Obama His Trade Agenda Is Dead Without A China Currency-Manipulation Crackdown
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    05/2/2015 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • New Democrats expect growing support for fast-track
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    04/30/2015 - 2:07 pm | View Link
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  • More Democrats Are Going Their Own Way, and That’s Away ...
    President Obama is finding that his biggest difficulties in pushing his agenda in Congress lately are not with Republicans but with members of his own party.
    05/1/2015 - 8:21 pm | View Website
  • The one power Democrats don’t want Obama to have | TheHill
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    04/30/2015 - 4:41 pm | View Website
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    04/29/2015 - 2:55 pm | View Website
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