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Posted byon April 27, 2013 at 5:45 AM EDT
President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts—called the sequester—to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines — but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That’s why it’s time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama tells students, "You are the economy."
Posted byon March 30, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
State treasurers gather at the White House to discuss the economic recovery.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Jeff Zients, Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, will be answering your questions about the President’s balanced approach during a session of White House Office Hours on Twitter.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 1:17 PM EDT
On Tuesday, House Republicans released their budget resolution for FY 2013. While many of the proposals require more analysis, one thing is absolutely clear: this budget does not ask all Americans to do their share to get our fiscal house in order and create an economy that is built to last.
Posted byon November 13, 2011 at 1:41 PM EDT
President Obama kicks off the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers and Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Posted byon August 15, 2011 at 6:12 PM EDT
The White House hears from student leaders about a variety of issues.
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
A look at what happened this week at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 11, 2011 at 5:09 PM EDT
The President outlined a series of steps that will put more money in the pockets of American workers, and said that the best way to make sure they happen is to let Congress know “you’ve had enough of theatrics.”
Posted byon August 8, 2011 at 6:00 PM EDT
The U.S. remains a AAA country, with the resources and the will needed to work out our differences and move forward