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The Obama administration today announced final plans to overhaul government-wide regulations in a move they say will save businesses at least $10 billion over five years, and help spur the creation of new jobs.
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Vice President Joe Biden traveled to earthquake and tsunami ravaged northeastern Japan today, where he offered condolences for the lives lost and destroyed in the March tragedy and praise for the resiliency of the Japanese people.
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The cost of U.S. military intervention in Libya has cost American taxpayers an estimated $896 million through July 31, the Pentagon said today.
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President Obama is in a statistical dead heat when matched with each of four GOP presidential contenders in a hypothetical 2012 election match-up, according to a new Gallup survey of registered voters.
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You are preparing a big, “new” jobs program. You are going to unveil it after Labor Day. So, “who ya gonna call” for some ideas on fixing the economy? If you are the President of the United States on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, you pick up the phone and call a couple business titans.
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President Obama declared today that “the Gadhafi regime is coming to an end and the future of Libya is in the hands of its people.” That, even though the administration admits it doesn’t know where Moammar Gadhafi is, or the fact that he has not surrendered.
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Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, today where his hosts celebrated the first visit by a U.S. vice president since 1944 with performances of traditional music and dance, a Mongol-style wrestling competition and a gift: a Mongolian horse.
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President Obama has touted three pending U.S. trade deals as measures that could immediately spur job growth, if only Congress would approve them to become law. The only problem: the White House has not yet formally sent the deals to Congress for a vote.
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From Stephanie Smith: As opposition forces descended on Tripoli and the nearly 42-year reign of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi crumbled around him, President Obama was asked about the situation there. “We’re going to wait until we have full confirmation of...
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From David Kerley: The White House said again today that it believes that Moammar Gadhafi’s “days are numbered.” And reports from Libya indicate there may some truth in that. The statement came after President Obama started his Sunday on Martha’s...
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