Posts Tagged ‘president-obama’

Student Loan Reforms Putting Taxpayers on Hook for Billions

Monday, December 20th, 2010

The dramatic rise in student debt—and in student loan defaults—could leave US taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of billions of dollars. The reason: A little-noticed provision in the healthcare law signed by President Obama last March.

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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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What Summers Exit Will Mean For Obama’s Economic Policy

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The departure of economic adviser Larry Summers opens the way for President Obama to shake up leadership of his economic team and show he is taking seriously growing public frustration over the sluggish economic recovery.

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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

Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Common Tactic Debate

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

With President Obama’s successful move to force BP to establish a $20 billion compensation fund, he has reinvigorated a debate about the reach of government power.

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Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Common Tactic Debate

‘You’re Wrong’ on Health Care, GOP Leader Tells President

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Speaking at the White House healthcare summit, GOP Senator Lamar Alexander told President Obama: “You are wrong about your (health care) bill.”

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‘You’re Wrong’ on Health Care, GOP Leader Tells President

Voters Send a Different Message as Republican Wins

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

The implications of the shock win by Republican Scott Brown in the  Massachusetts Senate election are sure to be far-reaching, and the result leaves President Obama with a long list of tough choices.

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Voters Send a Different Message as Republican Wins