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Obama: Automatic spending cuts will not occur

American voters and businesses were undoubtedly pleased and relieved to hear President Barack Obama announce during Monday night’s third and final presidential debate that the automatic spending cuts planned early next year would not take place.

October 24, 2012 in Automatic spending cuts, Barack Obama, Budget Control Act of 2011, Bush-era tax cuts, Congress, Debt ceiling, Discretionary programs, Economy, Fiscal cliff, Jay Carney, Obama administration, Recession, Republicans, Tax Relief Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010
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Graham Lindsey: Obama knew Benghazi attack was the work of terrorists

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham believes that the Obama administration was more or less immediately aware that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which took place on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist strikes was also the work of terrorists. In an interview on CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, the [...]

October 15, 2012 in 'Face the Nation', 9/11, Al-Qaeda, Barack Obama, Benghazi, CBS, CNN, Congressional hearing, FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Fox News, Lindsey Graham, Mitt Romney, Obama administration, Terrorist attack
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Supreme Court to rule on Obama’s health care law

The Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on President Barack Obama‘s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act next week. The court could either uphold the legislation in its entirety, or rule against part or all of ObamaCare, as the Republicans have re-named the act.

June 24, 2012 in Barack Obama, Congress, David Plouffe, Democrats, GfK, Mitt Romney, Obama administration, Obamacare, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Republicans, Supreme Court, The Associated Press
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Obama urges Congress to “get to work”. Again.

President Barack Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address on Sunday to once again urge lawmakers to get to work and to pass legislation that would encourage job creation. His message was a direct response to Friday’s dismal job data which showed that a mere 69,000 positions had been created in May. Many expected [...]

June 4, 2012 in 'Veteran Jobs Corps', Barack Obama, Clean energy tax credits, Congress, Economy, Eurozone debt crisis, Mortgage refinancing, Obama administration, Tax breaks, Uncategorized, Unemployment, Weekly address
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Obama campaign cautious with expenditures

According to an article published on The Wall Street Journal website on Sunday night, the Obama campaign is spending on average less than 50 percent of the donations it collects. Similar figures for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are currently unavailable, as the former Massachusetts governor’s campaign has yet to receive funds from the Republican [...]

May 21, 2012 in 'Obama Victory Fund', Amanda Henneberg, Barack Obama, Debt, Deficit, Democratic National Committee, Democrats, DNC, Energy prices, FEC, Federal Election Commission, Gallup Tracking, Kirsten Kukowski, Mitt Romney, Obama administration, Obama Campaign, Rasmussen Tracking, Republican National Committee, Republicans, RNC, The Wall Street Journal, Unemployment
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NBC/WSJ poll shows Obama ahead of Romney

The latest survey conducted by NBC and The Wall Street Journal between April 13 and April 17 shows that President Barack Obama would defeat former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney if the election were held today. The pollsters involved in the exercise questioned 1,000 adults during that five-day period.

April 20, 2012 in Barack Obama, Economy, Gas prices, Health insurance, Individual mandate, Mitt Romney, NBC, Obama administration, Oil, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Republicans, Supreme Court, The Wall Street Journal
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Obama’s spokesman: Gingrich “is lying”

President Barack Obama‘s spokesman, Jay Carney, accused former House speaker Newt Gingrich of being untruthful for claiming that he would bring down gas prices if he were elected president.

March 13, 2012 in ABC News, Barack Obama, China, Domestic oil production, Energy policy, Gas prices, Iran, Jay Carney, Ken Salazar, Middle East, Newt Gingrich, Obama administration, Oil, Solyndra Corp., The Washington Post, TransCanada Keystone oil pipeline
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Santorum loses both Michigan and Arizona primaries

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum failed to defeat former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney in both of Tuesday’s Michigan and Arizona primaries. The former Pennsylvania senator won 38 percent of the votes in the Great Lakes State, while Mr. Romney garnered the support of 41 percent of voters. In Arizona, however, Mr. Santorum trailed the former [...]

February 29, 2012 in Arizona primary, Balanced budget amendment, Barack Obama, Constitution, Corporate tax rate, Debt, Deficit, Energy policy, Manufacturing, Michigan primary, Mitt Romney, Obama administration, Oil, Rick Santorum
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Netanyahu to meet Obama on March 5

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold talks with President Barack Obama on March 5, White House officials confirmed on Monday. Mr. Netanyahu will travel to Washington to attend the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), which will take place between March 4-6.

February 20, 2012 in AIPAC, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Barack Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu, Centrifuges, Ehud Barak, Georgia, Iran, Israel, Knesset, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Martin Dempsey, Obama administration, Pre-emptive attack, Suez Canal, Syria, Tehran, Thailand, Tom Donilon, Uranium
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