WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama challenged a divided Congress on Tuesday to raise the minimum wage and make government work for "the many" in a State of the Union speech focused on economic fairness for the middle class as the Democrat takes a more assertive tack in his second term. Looking to use momentum from his re-election victory last November, Obama vowed to turn much of ...
President Barack Obama is pushing an economic fairness argument to voters in Colorado while Republican Mitt Romney's campaign protests a tough attack ad aired by a super PAC supporting the president.
ELYRIA, Ohio -- President Obama invoked his working-class roots and the career success he enjoyed later as he pitched his vision of economic fairness in the key electoral battleground of state of Ohio.
Most of the Occupy Wall Street protesters have gone home, but they have left a cultural and political legacy that will likely shape the debate about economic fairness in America for some time to come — and have a direct impact on the 2012 elections.
Release Time: For Immediate Release Nevada Senator Harry Reid “President Obama offered common-sense solutions that will create jobs and put our country on a path to economic fairness. The policies proposed by the President will narrow the inequality gap in our country while making America a leader in clean energy technology, and continue the revival of our manufacturing sector. With millions ...
Faced with a re-election fight, Bill Clinton used his State of the Union address to declare "the era of big government is over." President Obama focused instead on economic fairness, an issue his mother embraced.
In his third State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama made a strong pitch for economic fairness in America.
President Obama set forth a long list of domestic economic proposals, many of which centered on jobs and changing the tax code.
Republicans took the offensive Tuesday and cast President Barack Obama as the culprit for the economy's persistent frailty, hoping to shift the focus away from his State of the Union address' theme of economic fairness.
President Barack Obama is ready to reclaim the spotlight with a plea for economic fairness in a State of Union address that opposition Republicans panned in advance as a rehash of old ideas.Obama delivers ...