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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 file photo, job seekers wait in line at a construction job fair in New York. U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech to the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 file photo, job seekers fill out applications at a construction job fair in New York. U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech to the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Our economy is recovering under Obama’s leadership despite the worst worldwide recession in our lifetime.
President Obama has a need to further stimulate the economy.
CHICAGO - President-elect Obama said Friday that the country is facing the greatest economic challenge of our lifetime and "we're going to have to act swiftly to resolve it."
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday blamed "irresponsible decisions" by the Bush administration and Wall Street for the country's economic woes as government officials said the budget deficit would soar to record heights next year.
WASHINGTON — Some reward.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
DENVER — In a showdown at close quarters, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney sparred aggressively in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy. "The status quo is not going to cut it," declared the challenger.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has resorted to "extremism" with stifling, anti-growth policies and sought to divide Americans, not unite them, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said Tuesday in the formal Republican response to the president's State of the Union address.
President Obama is in dire straits to take credit for anything positive about the direction our great nation is heading. His party is facing a huge potential upset in the upcoming midterm elections, which may see the Republicans taking control of both the House and Senate. He needs victories wherever he can find them.
The devastation of our coastline is the worst part of it.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hailed Wednesday's one-year-old economic stimulus law as an accomplishment that staved off another Great Depression and kept up to 2 million people on the job.
It's the economy, Mr. President.
WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama said Sunday the economy will get worse before it gets better, pledged a recovery plan "equal to the task" and warned lawmakers that the days of pork barrel spending are over.
TOLEDO, Ohio - Democrat Barack Obama proposed more immediate steps Monday to heal the nation's ailing economy, including a 90-day moratorium on home foreclosures at some banks and a two-year tax break for businesses that create new jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — History repeats itself, until it doesn't.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama set out fresh plans Tuesday to reinvigorate the U.S. economy, focusing on incentives to small businesses and hiring to bring down what he called the "staggering" 10 percent unemployment rate.
PITTSBURGH — World leaders on Friday issued sweeping promises to fix a malfunctioning global economic system in hopes of heading off future financial meltdowns. President Barack Obama said actions taken so far "brought the global economy back from the brink."
WASHINGTON - John McCain and Barack Obama outlined steps to counter the faltering economy and plummeting stock market on Friday, fresh evidence of the dominant role of pocketbook issues in their race for the White House.
THE CHOICES BEFORE US: If Democratic Sen. Barack Obama wins the presidential election Tuesday, some say he will try a variety of measures to jump-start the economy, including helping distressed home owners stay in their houses.
Whenever the American people elect a new president, they're rolling the dice. No one can be absolutely sure what we'll get, even though the candidates have paraded around the country making promises about what they'll do if elected. Through the fog of the verbiage, it's often hard to discern fact from fiction.