Obama Pledges To Address Gender Pay Gap

sanctions. The Obama team says they arent worried about losing the key pillar of their foreign policy agenda, but should they be? The Obama administration claims it isnt worried that escalating tensions with the Kremlin over Crimea will wreck U.S.-Russian cooperation in other parts of the world. But there are already signs pointing in the other direction. And that could be very bad for any attempts to solve the civil war in Syria or keep Iran from going nuclear.
Source: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/20/obama-gambles-iran-nuke-talks-to-punish-putin.html

Obama: ‘Happy if Scott Brown’ moves to Texas

(AP Photo/Alex Menendez) A week after Democrats suffered a stinging congressional loss in Florida, President Barack Obama came to the Sunshine State for a Thursday rally and two Miami fundraisers to help his partys U.S. House and Senate campaign efforts. Hanging over the visit: The Affordable Care Act. The unpopular law and its disastrous rollout in October helped drag down http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net the presidents poll numbers and stands to be a major campaign issue throughout the 2014 elections. Despite the fact that the website was really bad for the first month, its now fixed more than 5million Americans have signed up for plans at healthcare.gov , Obama said in his Orlando speech at Valencia College, drawing laughs. I know there are a lot of TV ads around that dont always accurately reflect whats going on, Obama said.
Source: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/03/20/4007465/president-obama-visits-miami-to.html

Obama: White House life more boring than ‘Scandal’

“The president has a range of tools and he wants to figure out which are the right ones,” White House adviser Valerie Jarrett told reporters. The White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report last week saying that although more women are earning higher educational degrees and filling a wider range of jobs than in the past, they continue to earn less than men. Full-time female workers make 77 cents for every dollar earned by men, the CEA said. As part of efforts to spur gender pay equity, the Small Business Administration will hold a conference to identify ways to get more women trained and start careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, professions with higher salaries. “To improve earnings, we need to get women in higher paying occupations,” said Betsey Stevenson, a member of the CEA. Obama urged Congress to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from $7.25, a proposal that faces strong opposition from many Republicans.
Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-usa-obama-women-20140320,0,2361671.story

Obama Keystone Choice Pits Donors Against At-Risk Senate

During an interview with the New York Times last July, Obama dismissed the employment benefits. Republicans have said this would be a big jobs generator, he said. There is no evidence that thats true. The president has said he will let the formal process play out. Matt Lehrich , a White House spokesman, said the process for evaluating the project is at the State Department. President Obama clearly stated that the project will be in the national interest only if it does not significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution, Lehrich said.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-03-19/obama-keystone-choice-pits-donors-against-at-risk-senate.html

Try again By submitting you agree to our Terms of Service Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY. Contributors agree to our Terms of Service and are responsible for the content of their videos and photos. Please report any content that violates the terms. This story is part of Barack Obama David Jackson, USA TODAY 10:07 a.m. EDT March 20, 2014 President Obama’s interview airs Thursday on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” (Photo: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.) Michelle Obama SHARE 203 CONNECT 29 TWEET 58 COMMENTEMAILMORE When it comes to fictional versions of Washington, D.C., President Obama says he watches House of Cards while first lady Michelle Obama keeps up with Scandal. Fortunately, his White House is much more boring than either of those violent versions, Obama tells talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/03/20/obama-ellen-degeneres-michelle-scanal-house-cards/6644079/

But the Suffolk University and ARG polls indicate Shaheen has a double digit lead over Brown in a general election showdown. According to the ARG survey, 50% of Granite State registered voters say they would support Shaheen, with 38% backing Brown and 12% undecided. And Shaheen had a 52%-39% lead among New Hampshire voters in the Suffolk University poll. From state house to Senate In January 2010, the then little-known Republican state senator in Massachusetts pulled an upset in a special election to serve the final three years of the late Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy’s term.
Source: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/03/20/obama-happy-if-scott-brown-moves-to-texas/

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