Tag Archive for President Barack Obama

White House releases home brew recipes

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The White House has given in to an online petition requesting for the Presidential Mansion to release its coveted home brew recipes in the name of transparency. President Barack Obama, who introduced a home-brewing kit last year to the White House kitchen, has been talking about the White House brew for weeks but refused to…

Obama and Romney spend a campaign-free Sunday with family

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F2APWWKCBF8F President Barack Obama and presumptive Republican challenger Mitt Romney both spent Sunday by attending church services with their respective families. Yesterday was one of the rare occasions when the two front runners for the upcoming presidential elections have no campaign event to attend to. President Obama, together with first lady Michelle Obama and their…

White House: Budget Review


The White House will release its delayed midsession budget review Thursday. An administration official said Wednesday that the semi-annual review of President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal 2012 will revise estimates of the budget deficit, growth and unemployment until 2021.

President Barack Obama honored 30 U.S. soldiers


President Barack Obama honored 30 U.S. soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan as their remains returned home on Tuesday in a private ceremony. Obama and top military officials joined families in witnessing what the Pentagon called the “dignified transfer” of remains at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, home of the largest U.S.…

Deficit-reduction deal

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President Barack Obama and top lawmakers face growing pressure Thursday to speed up efforts to cobble together a deficit-reduction deal. Negotiators have struggled to break their impasse and narrow the options even as an Aug. 2 deadline looms for raising the government’s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling or else rendering the world’s biggest economy unable to…

White House economist Goolsbee steps down

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The top White House economist Austan Goolsbee said last Monday that he was stepping down. Just less than a year after he was named chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Goolsbee plans to return to his teaching job at the University of Chicago.

Senators make actions to retrieve unemployment


WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is thanking senators for making actions to retrieve unemployment benefits to 2.5 million people who began losing their checks weeks ago. Senators voted 60-40 to overcome Republican delaying tactics and clear the way for a final vote later Tuesday.

Obama and Bennet Attempt to Launch Second Costly Stimulus


As the Democrats desperately attempt to save their reelection chances this November, President Barack Obama and appointed U.S. Senator Michael Bennet are planning to force taxpayers to fork over even more of their hard-earned dollars in order to pay for another massive spending bill after their first $787 billion “stimulus” debacle failed to create much-needed…

President Barack Obama faced bipartisan pressure

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President Barack Obama faced bipartisan pressure on Monday to send Congress long-delayed trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama and rally support for them. The president used the State of the Union speech last year to set a goal of doubling exports in five years. He also called for closer trade ties with South…