Obama May Do Social Security Reform During Lame Duck Session, Senate Democrats Worry

Many people realize that President Obama has had to cave in to Republicans on a few issues; for instance in order to get an emergency bill passed for unemployed workers or the  9/11 First Responders Health Care Bill. However, this time if the POTUS does a quid pro quo with a promise to reform Social Security, the backlash will… More Obama May Do Social Security Reform During Lame Duck Session, Senate Democrats Worry

West Wing Week: 2/17/12 or “Go Big!”

The White House This week, the President made a major announcement on preventive care, unveiled next year’s budget, pushed Congress to extend the payroll tax cut, awarded the National Medals of Arts & Humanities, met with China’s Vice President Xi, and traveled west to Wisconsin and California and the First Lady hit the road to… More West Wing Week: 2/17/12 or “Go Big!”

Why The GOP’s Payroll Tax Cut Cave Is An Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

TPMDC The GOP’s accession to reality on the payroll tax cut is being cast as a key victory for Democrats and President Obama. Republicans caved, the payroll tax will almost certainly be renewed, and the economy won’t take a tough hit just as the recovery’s beginning to accelerate. But it also reveals a flaw —… More Why The GOP’s Payroll Tax Cut Cave Is An Even Bigger Deal Than You Think

Obama’s Jobs Speech To Congress – Full Video

The American Jobs Act President Obama tells a joint session of Congress that it is time to end the political circus and pass the “American Jobs Act”. “Those of us here tonight can’t solve all of our nation’s woes. Ultimately, our recovery will be driven not by Washington, but by our businesses and our workers.… More Obama’s Jobs Speech To Congress – Full Video