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Job Growth, Tax Reform at Forefront of Obama's Economic Plan
President Obama outlines his plan to strengthen the middle class and build new ladders of opportunity.
Scalia Unconcerned About Money in Politics; People Aren't 'Sheep'
In a television interview set to air on C-SPAN on Sunday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed concerns today about there being too much money in politics. “I forget what the figures are,” he said, “but I think we spend less on our presidential campaigns...
The ‘Family Penalty’ in the Health Care Law and Jobs Bill Debate – Today’s Q’s for O’s WH – 10/27/2011
TAPPER: The American Academy of Pediatrics wrote a letter http://thehill.com/images/stories/blogs/healthwatch/aaptaxcredits.pdf expressing concerns about what they call the family penalty provision of the health care law, the provision that excludes families with children from subsidized exchange
Romney’s Foreign Policy Speech and Jobs Numbers: Today’s Q’s for O’s WH — 10/7/2011
TAPPER: I wanted to ask you a question about a Romney comment as well. Specifically, he said, “If you do not want America to be the strongest nation on Earth, I am not your president. You have that president today.” Without reading the quote –...
Obama Signs Patent Bill, Touts Its Job-Creating Potential
President Obama signed the America Invents Act today, a law that he said will streamline the patent system, allow inventors to attract investment and, ultimately, create jobs and make the United States more competitive. “We should be making it easier and faster to turn new...
ABC News Update
President Obama's jobs plan is now being challenged by a rival plan on Capitol Hill house speaker John Boehner unveiled the GOP plan yesterday and as you can gas. The two plans have little in common ABC's John Hendrick has more from Washington. first house speaker John Boehner sounded conciliatory.
Oppo Wars (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) Rick Perry’s advisers often say that that their candidate is still new to the presidential race, having jumped in just a few weeks ago. But his opponents in rival campaigns and elsewhere have been using Perry’s incubation...
The Presidential Planner: The America Invents Act
President Obama will focus on science and technology today by signing the America Invents Act, a new law intended to streamline the patent system, spur innovation and, ultimately, create jobs. The bill, which marks the first change to patent law since 1952, is also aimed...
Senators Remember 9/11 and Mourn the Unity Now Lacking
Getting haircuts, riding in a pickup truck, campaigning, working out at the gym and at their desk on Capitol Hill: These are just a few of the snapshots that senators shared this week of what they were doing the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. The...
'This Week' Transcript: Jon Huntsman, David Axelrod
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) TAPPER (voice-over): This week, Huntsman on the hunt. HUNTSMAN: I wouldn't necessarily trust any of my opponents. TAPPER: Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is hitting hard against his own party's frontrunners, Mitt Romney HUNTSMAN: If we were to talk about his