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Latest Jason Furman Items
The Obama administration released a comprehensive new report Tuesday in an attempt to justify its controversial actions on climate change, and also will roll out new executive moves to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
President Obama's top economic adviser said Thursday that the president "will do everything he can" to improve the economy in light of a revised government report showing a steeper slowdown in the first quarter.
President Obama's top economic adviser Wednesday blamed the harsh winter for a drastic slowdown in the economy in the first three months of the year, and said it would have been worse without Obamacare spurring consumer spending.
The costly $787 billion spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law soon after taking office boosted the economy and helped avoid another Great Depression, the White House said in a status report on Monday's fifth anniversary of the law's enactment.
Obamacare will push the equivalent of about 2 million workers out of the labor market by 2017 as employees decide either to work fewer hours or drop out altogether, according to the latest estimates Tuesday from the Congressional Budget Office.
Some members of the "1 percent" in America fear President Obama's new laser-like focus on income inequality could devolve into another round of class warfare, but a top White House official on Friday said the nation's wealthiest ought to calm down.
President Obama on Monday afternoon will nominate a prime architect of his economic stimulus plan and health care laws in his first term to become chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Among the first announcements President Obama will make upon returning from his Hawaiian vacation is his choice for top economic adviser, a decision that could signal a new direction for the administration as it struggles to jump-start the economy and wrestle down unemployment.