Tag Archives: House Speaker John Boehner

black unemployment

We Must Tackle The African American Jobs Crisis

Five years after Recovery Act, black unemployment largely unchanged

President Obama should take full credit for placing America on the path to recovery

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Returns Portion of Pay to Show Solidarity with Workers

Obama’s New Budget Promises Opportunity – and a Tough Political Battle

Will this budget get passed?

With the looming mid-term elections, the president’s budget proposal marks the beginning of yet another…

By Derek T. Dingle

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minimum wage

How Obama Plans To Win His Minimum Wage Campaign

Do you think the minimum wage will be raised?

In his weekly address, President Obama focused on his latest campaign: raising the minimum wage

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Uses State of the Union to Reset Presidency

President’s proposals seek to strengthen middle class

With a combination of determination and optimism, President Obama reset his presidency as he delivered…

By Derek T. Dingle

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In the News: Ethics Investigation of Maxine Waters Intensifies; Al Sharpton Set to Anchor MSNBC Show and More

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See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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Washington Report: Government Stays Open For Business As Budget Debate Continues; Republicans Reveal 2012 Budget

Our insider's report on politics in the nation's capital

Our insider’s report on politics in the nation’s capital

By Joyce Jones

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Power Moves: GOP Vote to Cut $60 Billion Gives Obama His Next Big Test

Will the president's agenda withstand the pressure?

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At 4:39 a.m. Saturday morning, House Republicans passed a $1.2 trillion budget for the…

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Washington Report: Dems and GOP Fight Over Funding; Black Farmers Still Seek Relief; SBA Helps with Refinancing

BLACK ENTERPRISE Washington Correspondent Joyce Jones reports on the latest news from the White House…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Budget cuts

Why Democrats and Republicans Hate Obama’s New Budget

While both sides argue over new proposal, African-Americans brace for "negative effect" of spending cuts

President Obama delivered his 2012 budget proposal to Congress this week, citing it will reduce…

By Joyce Jones

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