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Clinton, Warren: Campaign Partners Eying Complicated Future
Clinton and Warren have joined forces to pound Trump for disrespecting women and denigrating U.S. troops assisting Iraqis in their push to retake the city of Mosul. But their future partnership is complicated.
'This Week': Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Rob Portman
Senators Dick Durbin and Rob Portman discuss the latest budget battles and income inequality in America.
Happy Birthday, Dear Stimulus
Three years ago, President Obama signed into law the famed stimulus package known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. “Stimulus” is such a dirty word today that hardly anybody in the White House says it publicly anymore. But for old time’s sake,...
Fact Check: Obama and the Resurgence of American Manufacturing
LOS ANGELES — President Obama is this week heralding the resurgence of American manufacturing as a leap toward an “economy built to last,” and a sign that he deserves a second term. “For the first time since 1990, American manufacturers are creating new jobs,” Obama...
Geithner 'Pretty Confident' He'll Leave Obama Administration
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner – the sole remaining member of President Obama’s original economic team – said today he expected to leave the administration if Obama wins a second term. “He’s not going to ask me to stay on, I’m pretty confident,” Geithner, 50, said...
White House Officials Attack Book, Author, With Whom They Cooperated
Despite having cooperated with author Ron Suskind for years, White House officials today attacked him and disputed the veracity of his book “Confidence Men”, which portrays a meek President Obama being rolled by his economic advisers. “I lived the original, and the reality I lived...
‘World News’ Political Insights: Book Distracts From White House Message
For a White House seeking to regain footing on the economy, this book hurts. Journalist Ron Suskind, granted extraordinary access to President Obama and his inner circle, has delivered a vicious take on the Obama White House’s economic team in the new book “Confidence Men:...
White House a Hostile Work Environment?
A White House this evening also wrestling with the fallout from the new book that paints an unflattering portrait inside the west wing of dysfunction and infighting and one former aide. Who calls the Obama White House hostile environment for women. Tonight we have the book and ABC's Rick Klein is
Live Blog: President Obama’s Address on Job Creation to a Joint Session of Congress
Setting the scene for Obama’s jobs speech: President Obama will address a joint session of Congress tonight on his plan to spur job creation in the United States. The flailing economy has been the top subject of concern both in Washington, D.C. and on the...
Obama Taps Labor Expert To Head Council Of Economic Advisers
ABC News’ Mary Bruce (@marykbruce) Reports: President Obama today announced that he is nominating labor economist Alan Krueger to lead his Council of Economic Advisers, saying he expects Krueger to provide him with “unvarnished” advice on the economy. Ahead of his much-anticipated announcement next