Americans Deeply Divided over Health Care Reform

Americans are still extremely divided in their support for President Barack Obama’s controversial health care reforms, according to a new poll from Harris Interactive and HealthDay. The survey indicated that 31 percent of the adults questioned wanted to keep most or all of the changes, while 40 percent wanted to repeal most or all of […]

Thirty Percent of November Ballots Were Votes Against Obama

A recent Harris Poll asked voters if it was better for the country when different parties controlled Congress and the White House.  When answering, 43 percent of respondents said they felt that having different parties controlling the White House and Congress was a good thing, while only 21 percent said that having the same party […]

Obama Calls For Two-Year Federal Pay Freeze

On Tuesday, President Barak Obama proposed a pay freeze that would affect nearly 2 million federal workers this year and next.  The President said the two-year freeze is one step the government has to take in order to regain control over the expanding budget deficit. The President’s proposal would need approval from Congress before it […]

Obama Once Again Calls For the Rebuilding of American Infrastructure

On Monday, President Barak Obama once again discussed his plans to rebuild and improve American infrastructure. Speaking from the Rose Garden, the President spoke of Americas crumbling infrastructure and the need to rebuild, revamp, and innovate if America is going to reclaim its place as having the best infrastructure in the world.   Obama spoke of […]

Obama Names Goolsbee New Head of Council of Economic Advisers

President Barak Obama has announced that Austan Goolsbee will take over as the leader of the Council of Economic Advisers.  The move has been anticipated for some time.  The President called Goolsbee “one of the finest economists in the country” when making the announcement. Goolsbee will replace Christina Romer, who is stepping away from the […]

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