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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  • 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
  • the 44-year-old junior senator from Florida - New Yorker
    If the Democrats nominate Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders, the Party ... level in decades, voters who were anxious about jobs and opportunity
    11/25/2015 - 11:22 am | View Link
  • FactCheck: Claims about the Syrian refugees - Philly.com
    Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees - Milford Daily News
    11/23/2015 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • Democrats — and Trump — oppose Pfizer merger - MSNBC
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    11/23/2015 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • The Opportunist - New Yorker
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    11/22/2015 - 12:30 pm | View Link
  • Fear throws its hat into the ring for 2016 race - Reuters
    ... eclipsing the economy and jobs. ... Democrats face is one that didn’t come up in 2004: refugees. Obama ... to be sorry.” Americans ...
    11/22/2015 - 10:32 am | View Link
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  • Trans-Pacific Partnership: Obama Offers Helping Hand, Companies Give Cash To Support Democrats Backing Trade Pact
    Early this summer, Obama persuaded Congress to grant him fast-track trade negotiating authority, over the objections of labor and green groups that argue previous pacts like the North American Free Trade Agreement cost jobs and damage the environment.
    11/19/2015 - 7:26 pm | View Link
  • NM Democrats oppose Obama trade deal
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s last-minute trip to Capitol Hill on ... role in a process that will have a significant impact on workers, jobs, and the economy, and I oppose this path forward that excludes Congress from playing such a role.”
    06/12/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama Scolds Democrats on Trade Pact Stance
    If they oppose the deal, he said ... the company predicted that the trade pact would create up to 40,000 indirect jobs with suppliers and service companies over 10 years. Mr. Obama acknowledged that Nafta and other trade deals “didn’t always live ...
    05/7/2015 - 11:03 pm | View Link
  • Progressive Democrats Oppose Obama's Pacific Trade Deal
    At the forefront of the ideological battle are two key names: President Barack Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts ... “could help multinational corporations ship American jobs overseas or allow for watering down of environmental or ...
    04/23/2015 - 1:32 am | View Link
  • Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out
    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 ... who don't like it but they're afraid to say anything.
    08/26/2013 - 10:53 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.
    11/24/2015 - 6:36 pm | View Website
  • Why So Many Democrats Rejected Obama’s Lobbying on the ...
    President Obama takes it personally when Americans disagree with his free-trade fundamentalism. He keeps griping about the Democrats who usually support his agenda ...
    11/23/2015 - 8:54 pm | View Website
  • News Archive | TheHill
    A handful of House Democrats are racing to defend their support for legislation imposing new conditions on the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the face of blowback ...
    11/21/2015 - 10:05 am | View Website
  • Democrats buck Obama on water rule | TheHill
    Dozens of Democrats are joining the GOP to fight the new EPA rule.
    11/15/2015 - 6:47 pm | View Website
  • Hillary Clinton Urges Obama to Listen to Democrats on ...
    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday said President Obama should work with congressional Democrats and make changes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal ...
    06/14/2015 - 4:09 pm | View Website
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