[LESS INFO] 132 VIEWS | ADDED 11:00:00 11/20/10
The President says ratifying the New START, a pivotal treaty with Russia on nuclear weapons, must happen this year. He explains that failure to ratify the treaty this year would not only mean losing our nuclear inspectors in Russia, but also undermine the international coalition pressuring Iran, put at risk the transit routes used to equip our troops in Afghanistan, and undo decades American leadership and bipartisanship on nuclear security.
[LESS INFO] 55 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 10/23/10
The President hones in on the passage of Wall Street Reform over the ferocious lobbying of Wall Street banks as a pivotal moment in the last two years, and condemns Republicans in Congress for vowing to repeal it.
[LESS INFO] 59 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 10/16/10
The President lays out his agenda to foster investment here at home. He vows to close the tax loopholes for sending jobs and profits overseas the Congressional Republicans have tried to protect.
[LESS INFO] 65 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 10/09/10
The President explains that even as we focus on creating jobs immediately, we must also ensure the economy is better for our children by investing in education – not cutting it by 20% as Congressional Republicans propose.
[LESS INFO] 70 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 10/02/10
The President points to a revolutionary new solar plant that will employ 1,000 people and power 140,000 homes. The plant is possible because of the President’s investments in the clean energy economy, which Congressional Republicans want to eliminate.
[LESS INFO] 56 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 09/25/10
The President lays out the choice between his plan to keep our economy moving forward, and the agenda put out by Republicans in Congress taking us backward to the special interest economy that created this mess.
[LESS INFO] 41 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 09/18/10
The President explains how the most dire warnings about the Citizens United case have been proven valid.
[LESS INFO] 63 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 08/28/10
With the end of combat operations in Iraq days ahead, the President salutes our troops for their service and pledges to fulfill America
[LESS INFO] 52 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 08/14/10
On the 75th anniversary of Social Security, President Obama promises to protect it from Republican leaders in Congress who have made privatization a key part of their agenda. He makes clear that, especially in light of the financial crisis, gambling Social Security on Wall Street makes no sense.
[LESS INFO] 34 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 08/07/10
The President discusses a new Medicare Trustees report showing Medicare to be on much stronger footing as a result of the reforms in the Affordable Care Act. In addition, seniors are also already getting help with prescription drug costs when they fall into the infamous donut hole.
[LESS INFO] 52 VIEWS | ADDED 10:00:00 07/31/10
President Obama praises the successes of the auto industry restructuring as good news for our economy, and calls on Republican leaders in the Senate to "stop holding America