Posts Tagged ‘obama’

Obama Unveils Broad Accord To Extend All Bush Tax Cuts

Monday, December 6th, 2010

President Obama announced a broad “framework” with Republicans that would extend all Bush-era tax cuts for two years, keep the dividend and capital gains tax at 15 percent and temporarily cut payroll and Social Security taxes.

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Obama Unveils Broad Accord To Extend All Bush Tax Cuts

Obama Reinforces Willingness To Extend All Bush Tax Cuts

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

President Obama gave his clearest signal yet Saturday of a possible post-election compromise with Republicans that could prevent tax rates from rising for any American, even the wealthiest.

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Why Some Republicans Don’t Want to Win the Senate

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Some Republicans worry that a unified Republican House and Senate will bear some of the brunt of voter anger about unemployment—anger that’s now almost entirely focused on the Obama administration.

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Obama Walks Fine Political Line on Terror Threat

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Trying to manage a terrorism threat in the middle of an election campaign, the Obama administration is walking a political and national security tightrope, says the New York Times. 

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Obama Walks Fine Political Line on Terror Threat

White House Hopes GOP Will Accept Tax Cuts

Monday, September 13th, 2010

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the Obama administration hopes the top House Republican was serious in expressing support for renewing tax cuts for the middle class.

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Obama to Propose Tax Write-off for Capital Investments

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

President Obama will call for allowing businesses to deduct from their taxes through 2011 the full value of new equipment purchase, the NYT reports.

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Obama to Propose Tax Write-off for Capital Investments

Court Allows Offshore Drilling Until Final Decison on Ban

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

A US appeals court Thursday rejected the Obama administration’s request to keep a moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in place while the court decides on the legality of the temporary ban. 

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Obama Tells UK No Hard Feelings over BP Oil Spill

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

The British government says President Barack Obama has reassured Prime Minister David Cameron that his frustration over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is not an attack on Britain.

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Obama to Appeal for Public Support on Health Care

Monday, March 8th, 2010

With the fate of his signature legislative initiative far from certain, President Barack Obama is taking his last-ditch push for health care reform on the road.

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Obama to Appeal for Public Support on Health Care

Obama Health Plan Would Cover 31 Million Uninsured

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

The White House unveiled President Barack Obama’s plan to overhaul the U.S. health insurance system to provide coverage for 31 million uninsured Americans and monitor private insurers’ rate increases.

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Obama Health Plan Would Cover 31 Million Uninsured