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At White House Grilling, Obama Will Have A Full Plate (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama holds his first post-election news conference at 1:30 pm ET in the East Room of the White House. TUNE IN: ABC News will carry the president’s news conference live...
Renaissance of American Manufacturing
ABC News’ Mary Bruce (@marykbruce) Reports: PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The president continued his jobs push in Pittsburgh today where he touted the manufacturing sector and announced a $500 million investment in high-tech innovation, calling it a “renaissance of American manufacturing.”...
The Presidential Planner: Obama Launches $500 Million Manufacturing Partnership In Pittsburgh
ABC News' Mary Bruce reports: Today the president will visit Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. to announce a new $500 million manufacturing initiative to encourage investments in technology and boost job creation. In a speech this morning, Obama will...
The Presidential Planner
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: President Obama will start his day by making a statement on the economy, tax cuts and a meeting with CEOs at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the morning. The president then will hold a...
Steve Bing to Pay $200K for Clinton Korea Trip
Steve Bing, a Clinton Friend, Will Foot Tab for Fuel, Other Costs for the Journalist-Freeing Trip
Manufacturing summit looks to shore up U.S. industrial base
The economic crisis has forced the nation to face up to its deteriorating industrial base and the need to rebuild it, Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford told a meeting of business and government leaders on Monday. And rather than questioning the government's growing role in private industry, speakers
Dow Chemical to offer $1.63B in common stock
Dow Chemical dow said Tuesday it hopes to sell about $1.63 billion in common stock to pay down debt from its recent acquisition of Rohm & Haas. The largest U.S. chemicals maker, based in Midland, Michigan, will issue $1 billion in common stock and convert $625 million of preferred shares from
Dow Chemical to cut 11% of jobs, close 20 plants
Dow Chemical dow said Monday it's cutting 5,000 jobs, or 11% of its workforce, and closing 20 plants amid the global economic downturn. The steps, which follow similar moves by chemical giants DuPont dd and BASF, are expected to save $700 million a year by 2010. Dow also said it will temporarily
Be pragmatic about energy, Dow CEO says
Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris is no newcomer to the energy debate. He's been saying that the USA needs a comprehensive policy since 2004, when a barrel of oil was less than $40. His company, which makes Styrofoam insulation, pesticides and chlorine, among other products, has been so slammed by
Board diversity expands political spectrum
At Marriott International, Chairman Bill Marriott has not only contributed the maximum $4,600 to Republican John McCain's presidential campaign, he's also an active McCain "bundler," who has raised between $100,000 and $250,000 from others. At the table at Marriott board meetings is director Debra