Jobs: America’s Challenge

Dealing with his lowest approval rates yet, President Obama discussed the nation’s economic situation amongst a joint session of Congress. In his much anticipated speech, the president called on Congress to take immediate action on a newly proposed bill, titled the “American Jobs Act”, estimated at $447 billion in tax cuts and new government spending. […]

Trimming Down America’s Deficit

Shortly after Congress avoided a mass government shutdown with a deal addressing spending priorities for the remainder of the fiscal year, President Obama announced a plan to cut The United States’ Federal debt by $4 trillion over the next 12 years. After largely staying on the sidelines during the fight over the budget deficit, President […]