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- Save the nation. BUDOWSKY, BRENT // Hill;8/4/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 117, p17
In this article, the author discusses the significance of reaching a new agreement between U.S. President Barack Obama and Congress to lower the deficit and create jobs by Labor Day in order to save the country from recession.
- Let's rebuild America now. Budowsky, Brent // Hill;11/16/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 118, p31
In this article, the author discusses the importance of bipartisanship towards battling crises in the U.S., particularly on jobs, budget deficit, and private capital.
- Reality rarely intrudes into federal budget discussions. Samuelson, Robert J. // Fort Worth Business Press;3/8/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p30
The author discusses the implications of the pay-go budget legislation introduced to Congress for the efforts of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to solve problems related to budget deficits and overspending. He mentions that the law increases spending, decreases tax cuts and...
- Five Challenges for President Obama in His Second Year. Price, Tom // Human Events;1/25/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the statement of U.S. President Barack Obama that the buck ultimately stops with him, after the terror attack of Christmas day in 2009. It is noted that there is a shift in his attitude after a year in office as the nation struggles with a low morale and weak economy. Five...
- Political Insiders Poll. Barnes, James A.; Bell, Peter // National Journal;12/5/2009, p10
The article presents the results of surveys of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. regarding the strategy of U.S. President Barack Obama in Afghanistan and which between job creation and deficit reduction is the bigger imperative for the U.S. Congress in 2010. Only 16% of Democrats express a...
- Why We Must Stop Obsessing About the Budget Deficit. REICH, ROBERT B. // Progressive Populist;1/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p13
The author reflects on the need to address unemployment and lack of economic growth, instead of getting obsessed with the budget deficit (BD) in the U.S. He explains that the effort to reduce the BD will have a negative impact on the economy. He recalls the success in job creation by the Clinton...
- Mad Deficit Disease. BURNETT, BOB // Progressive Populist;7/1/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p10
The article highlights the need for the U.S. federal government to step up its game and take control of the financial crisis, which the Obama administration plans to address by spending more on job creation and temporarily increasing the budget deficit.
- State GOP budget cuts more from education. // Inside Tucson Business;5/4/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p4
The article reports on the disclosure of a budget proposal for 2009 by Republican legislative leaders that will constitute a forecasted $3.3 billion revenue deficit in Tucson, Arizona. It is noted that the budget proposal cuts education spending and accepts money from local governments. Also...
- Statement on Congressional Passage of Legislation to Continue Federal Government Appropriations. Obama, Barack // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;3/2/2011, Special section p1
The article presents the text of the speech by U.S. President Barack Obama on congressional passage of legislation to continue federal government appropriations delivered in March 2, 2011 at the White House in Washington, D.C. Obama expressed his pleasure at the bipartisan decision in Congress...