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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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    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
  • Democrats’ role for Mattis: The anti-Trump
    Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) pressed Mattis on keeping the Obama administration ... all combat jobs to women. Mattis gave an answer designed to reassure Democrats on the issue but not completely close any doors. “I have no plan to oppose women in ...
    01/14/2017 - 11:52 pm | View Link
  • As the Democrats Press for War, the Left Must Demand Peace and Social Transformation
    The precariat economy that is emerging from Obama’s post-Meltdown restructuring, in which 94 percent [7] of the new “jobs” are so contingent ... The Left’s job is to oppose the warmongers, not to band with them. There is no mystery to what the ...
    01/11/2017 - 11:57 pm | View Link
  • Obama: Once I Leave Office, I’m Probably Going To Help Democrats Oppose Trump
    But Barack Obama won’t be too far away, and he said that he’s probably going to head back into trenches to oppose Trump once he makes his exit ... especially when it comes to manufacturing jobs, then Obama would be a great surrogate for Democrats ...
    11/20/2016 - 10:30 pm | View Link
  • Democrats, Unions Oppose Obama's TPP
    "President Obama strongly urges passage ... candidate Hillary Clinton infamously flipped to oppose the bill, after praising it for years, in part because Big Labor hates it." “The TPP is a disaster for jobs, and environment and our democracy.
    11/5/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They’re Afraid to Speak Out
    Check it out: 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 ...
    08/26/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • News Archive | TheHill
    In his final interview with "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, President Obama was pushed by host Steve Kroft on foreign policy in Syria and Israel.Kroft flashed ...
    01/17/2017 - 12:03 am | View Website
  • Political Commentary and Opinion | Washington Examiner
    Political opinion and commentary from inside and outside the Beltway.
    01/16/2017 - 2:51 pm | View Website
  • Clarke Counters Obama: It's Not Sexism To Oppose Hillary ...
    Clarke Counters Obama: It’s Not Sexism To Oppose Hillary Clinton Over Her Lies "You have got to be kidding me.” by Jack Davis November 2, 2016 at 12:46pm
    01/16/2017 - 6:02 am | View Website
  • Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro | Representing the 3rd District ...
    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) today denounced President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to include demands that Mexico pay for his planned border wall as part of ...
    01/10/2017 - 10:05 am | View Website
  • Democrats Send Their Regrets
    Democrats Send Their Regrets Blowing up the filibuster, keeping Pelosi in charge—the list of mistakes is long.
    11/30/2016 - 6:53 pm | View Website
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