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Tax Cut Extension
The White House and Republican leaders are pressing for fast House approval.
Let’s Do Lunch: President Dines with Business Leaders Ahead of Debt Talks
ABC News' Ann Compton (@AnnCompton) reports: President Obama lunched with four business executives at the White House Tuesday, just hours before resuming negotiations on a deficit spending deal, and hours after prominent business groups issued a strong call for a...
Obama meets with CEOs to urge them to start hiring
Nearly five hours of top-level talks between the leader of the free world and the leaders of the corporate world Wednesday produced agreement on two fronts: They're making slow, steady progress toward a growing economy. And they've got a long way to grow. At a meeting across Pennsylvania Avenue
Tapper on Obama's Meeting with CEOs
Now we move on to jobs and taxes in America today the senate passed that bill to extend tax cuts to all Americans including the wealthiest by an overwhelming 81 to nineteen vote. The bill is now headed for a tougher fight in the house. At the same time the president called and some of the power
President Obama to CEOs: 'I Want to Dispel Any Notion We Want to Inhibit Your Success'
"I want to dispel any notion we want to inhibit your success,” President Obama told 20 CEOs this morning, according to a source in the room. “We want to be boosters because when you do well, America does well."
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...
GOP Runs for Sen. John McCain's Seat
Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, R-Ariz., discusses his bid for McCain's Senate seat.
Economy looks even bleaker as GDP revised down to 6.2% fall
The economy contracted at a staggering 6.2% annual pace at the end of 2008, the worst showing in a quarter-century, as consumers and businesses ratcheted back spending, plunging the country deeper into recession. The Commerce Department report released Friday showed the gross domestic product
Transport costs could alter world trade
On the high seas, giant vessels stuffed with furniture, toys and electronics are slowing down in a bid to conserve fuel. Customers are pulling packages from costly air shipments and sending them by ship instead. And some are beginning to wonder what an era of persistently high oil prices will mean