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  • 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
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • Congress Passes Bill to End Flight Delays
    The House gave quick and overwhelming approval Friday to legislation to give the secretary of transportation enough financial flexibility to bring the nation’s air traffic control system back up to full strength and end the mounting flight delays that had become a political headache for Congress. More
  • U.S. economy grows at 2.5% rate in 1st quarter
    U.S. economic growth accelerated from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. The strength offset further declines in government spending that are expected to drag on growth throughout the year. More
  • FAA clears Boeing battery fix, ending 787 flight ban
    The Federal Aviation Administration gave formal approval on Thursday for a new lithium-ion battery system for Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner, ending a three-month ban and clearing airlines to fly the plane with passengers again. More
  • Senate Democrats outperforming Biden raises possibility of historic split-ticket voting
    Senate Democrats in key battleground states have consistently performed better than President Biden in polls, fueling speculation that November could see the highest levels of ticket-splitting in ...
    06/9/2024 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Swing-state Senate Democrats are touting Biden’s record – without mentioning him
    Democrats locked in competitive Senate races are leaning into their party’s legislative accomplishments in ads touting investments in infrastructure and manufacturing, as well as the lowering the cost ...
    06/2/2024 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Ohio Senate approves fix assuring President Biden is on fall ballot
    A temporary fix allowing President Joe Biden to appear on this fall’s ballot cleared the Ohio Senate on Friday as the Republican ... work-around is set for Tuesday. On Thursday, Democrats in the Ohio ...
    05/30/2024 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Ohio House agrees to Biden ballot fix compromise if ‘anti-democratic’ Senate provisions removed
    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wants Ohio lawmakers to get it together and has called a special session Tuesday to get them to do their jobs — fix an obscure law so President Joe Biden can be on the November ...
    05/27/2024 - 9:59 pm | View Link
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