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
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    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
  • 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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  • Republican presidents flunk the economy: 11 reasons why America does ... - Salon
    ... 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
  • Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen go head-to-head at Rockville ... - Washington Post
    Edwards, Van Hollen spar over Social Security, trade - Baltimore Sun
    05/4/2015 - 9:36 am | View Link
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  • Who doesn’t want $123 billion? Why the trade deal must be done.
    Trade supports one out of every five U.S. jobs, according ... of how much they distrust Obama or how much money they get from labor unions, any of the 68 Republicans and 29 Democrats in those congressional delegations who oppose giving the president ...
    05/28/2015 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Dems angry with Obama
    Thank goodness for traditional Democrats ... Even Obama in 2009, seeking union votes in Ohio, described NAFTA as having been devastating to the working class. He claimed in the Bloomberg News that it had cost 1 million American jobs and led to “entire ...
    05/27/2015 - 6:22 pm | View Link
  • Obama pursues Democrats on trade in test of his clout on Capitol Hill
    Party leaders on Capitol Hill, even those likely to oppose the legislation, have also helped with the pitch, facilitating regular trade deal briefings for lawmakers by Cabinet officials and others. The case Obama makes to Democrats privately is similar to ...
    05/27/2015 - 10:11 am | View Link
  • Obama victory Senate passes fast track trade bill sends it to House
    The Senate moved one-step closer to giving President Barack Obama the authority to fast track trade deals ... In the House as the Senate Democrats oppose the fast track trade bill. Speaker Boehner hopes the bill does pass, stating, "The House will take ...
    05/26/2015 - 4:31 am | View Link
  • Booker and Menendez oppose President Obama's trade bill (VIDEO)
    The bill passed Friday night, 62-37, with just 14 Democrats supporting it ... New Zealand and Vietnam. The Obama administration has touted it as a way to grow the U.S. economy and create jobs, White House statistics show that exports from New Jersey ...
    05/23/2015 - 5:56 am | View Link
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  • 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.
    05/27/2015 - 9:59 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    05/24/2015 - 1:25 am | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
    Liberal groups are insisting that Hillary Clinton take a clear stand against the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact that is a crucial part of President Obama’s ...
    05/17/2015 - 6:22 pm | View Website
  • Democrats Balk At Obama Plan To Cut Funding For Workers ...
    WASHINGTON -- The rift between President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats over trade policy deepened Wednesday as the administration opposed an ...
    04/22/2015 - 5:30 am | View Website
  • Obama Pushes Back Against Fellow Democrats Who Oppose ...
    President Obama laid out the case for his expansive trade agenda, pushing back against fellow Democrats who say the Pacific trade pact is a bad deal for American ...
    04/21/2015 - 9:02 pm | View Website
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