President Obama is not finding many allies in his latest call for bipartisan cooperation on new infrastructure spending and tax breaks, and even Democrats say nothing will get done in the two months before congressional elections.
President Obama will call on Congress to pass new tax breaks that would allow businesses to write off 100 percent of their new capital investments through 2011, the latest in a series of proposals the White House is rolling out in hopes of showing action on the economy ahead of the November elections.
A week after conceding the tight GOP primary to Joe Miller, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's not a quitter and is "still in this game."
The Justice Department won't say whether the blowout preventer that failed to stop oil from gushing from BP's undersea well into the Gulf of Mexico is on its way to shore.
A combative President Barack Obama rolled out a long-term jobs program Monday that would exceed $50 billion to rebuild roads, railways and runways, and coupled it with a blunt campaign-season assault on Republicans for causing Americans' hard economic times.
A determined Republican stall campaign in the Senate has sidetracked so many of the men and women nominated by President Obama for judgeships that he has put fewer people on the bench than any president since Richard Nixon at a similar point in his first term 40 years ago.
President Obama will announce on Monday a plan to spend at least $50 billion on long-term investments for the country's transportation infrastructure, another attempt to stimulate the lagging U.S. economy ahead of the November elections.
President Obama returned to political campaign mode Monday with sharp words for Republicans and a proposal to spend at least $50 billion on the country's transportation infrastructure - another bid to revive the lagging U.S. economy before the November elections.
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