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 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 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
  • Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies
    on which Obama became the first sitting USA president to visit Cuba in almost a century. The U.S. severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961 after Fidel Castro's revolution. The Trump administration will also oppose any proposal or measure in global ...
    06/23/2017 - 8:41 pm | View Link
  • Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault
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    06/22/2017 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • How the Democrats Lost Their Way on Immigration
    The senator was Barack Obama. Prominent liberals didn’t oppose immigration a decade ago ... was supporting “the idea that immigrants coming to the U.S. are taking jobs and hurting the economy, a theory that has been proven incorrect.”
    06/22/2017 - 5:10 am | View Link
  • Trump rolls back Obama-led Cuba opening with limits on new deals
    Trump told that he would bound with his promise, but one thing is Obama virtually did all the actions which create benefits to the Castro. It disappointed the GAESA which taught there would be the windfall of new American visitors. Even some who oppose the ...
    06/18/2017 - 5:36 am | View Link
  • 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 - 7:02 pm | View Link
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  • Democratic Party Platforms: 2008 Democratic Party Platform
    The American Presidency Project contains the most comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to the study of the President of the United States. Compiled by ...
    06/19/2017 - 8:56 pm | View Website
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    06/18/2017 - 8:47 am | View Website
  • Sen. John McCain sides with Democrats to preserve Obama ...
    With the help of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Senate Democrats were able to keep an Obama-era environmental regulation in place.
    06/17/2017 - 3:36 pm | View Website
  • Democrats.org: Change that Matters
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    06/16/2017 - 8:13 am | View Website
  • Politics | roanoke.com
    With a backdrop of black community leaders at a Roanoke church, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam made his plea on Friday for voters to head to the polls next week.
    06/12/2017 - 5:12 am | View Website
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