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Congressional Republican “Plan B” Legislation: Cuts Taxes for Millionaires, Fails To Meet The Test Of BalancePosted byon December 19, 2012 at 11:04 AM EDT
White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer says the latest GOP economic approach places too big of a burden on the middle class, seniors, students and the most vulnerable Americans while asking too little of the wealthiest Americans
Posted byon December 14, 2012 at 1:27 PM EDT
The Small Business Administration and Department of Labor announced a new website that helps states offer self-employment assistance programs to those looking to create jobs in their communities.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 4:20 PM EDT
The President has signed $1 trillion in discretionary spending cuts into law through the Budget Control Act, and his budget calls for more than $340 billion in entitlement savings from Medicare and Medicaid, and $250 billion from other mandatory programs.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 4:09 PM EDT
President Obama introduces the world to "Pretty Willie" Carter — a man who has clocked in at Detroit Diesel for 60 years.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT
David Plouffe sends a message to the White House email list.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 8:00 AM EDT
Over the past four years, the Obama Administration has worked to leverage America’s entrepreneurial strength and help our foreign partners build the skills, networks, regulatory environments, and access to capital necessary to realize the potential and aspirations of up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
Posted byon December 10, 2012 at 7:04 PM EDT
President Obama talks about the economy in Detroit.
Posted byon December 8, 2012 at 6:30 AM EDT
President Obama urges Congress to extend the middle class income tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses without delay, making it clear that a balanced approach to deficit reduction means that Republicans in Congress must agree to ask the wealthiest Americans to pay higher tax rates.
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 7:00 PM EDT
Here's quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT
A new report by the National Economic Council shows that imposing a dollar cap on itemized deductions would effectively eliminate the charitable deduction for up to 13 million households and for as much as 60 percent of currently deductible giving.