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President Owes Explanation for Lobbying Against Keystone Jobs

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Washington (Mar 8) At his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said President Obama owes the American people an explanation for “personally lobbying” against the Keystone XL pipeline, and the 20,000 new American jobs it would create, and lobbying for sending North American energy to China.  Following are video and text of […]

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GOP plays hardball on gas prices, Dems admit Obama tax won’t lower prices

Posted: March 4, 2012 at 1:20 pm   /   Politics

GOP’s “Coordinated Assault” on Gas Prices Has Dems “Anxious,” “Worried,” “Playing Defense” Republicans “kept up the drumbeat” on gas prices yesterday, with the White House “playing defense” as the president tried to use a speech to shift attention away from his failure to keep gas prices in check: “Republicans, who launched a coordinated assault on […]

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Obama wants to keep gas prices high? (Video)

Posted: March 2, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Apparently so. Two items: #1 A press release from Speaker Boehner’s office, released yesterday: Is Addressing High Gas Prices a Goal for the Obama Admin? “No” If you were wondering why the Obama administration has spent three years blocking and rejecting efforts to expand energy production as gas prices have skyrocketed, wonder no more: Secretary […]

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Roundup of gas price headlines

Posted: February 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm   /   Politics

Gas Price Spike Dominates Headlines as POTUS, Senate Dems Block GOP Energy Bills Gas prices are spiking across the country – earlier and higher than ever before – as President Obama blocks new energy production and Senate Democrats delay action on House-passed bills that would help create jobs and address high prices. Here’s a look at some of the headlines … […]

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Obama takes credit for oil increase, but production on federal land fell

Posted: February 27, 2012 at 3:00 pm   /   Politics

Debunked: President Obama’s Misleading Energy Production Talking Point With gas prices soaring on his watch, President Obama is eager to deflect attention from his record of blocking American energy production that would help address the pain at the pump and create jobs. As part of this strategy, the president is trying to take credit for […]

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Obama gas prices threaten fragile recovery

Posted: February 23, 2012 at 9:52 am   /   Elections, Politics

(courtesy Natural Resources committee) Obama Admin’s Skyrocketing Gasoline Prices Threaten American Jobs, Economic Recovery Republicans Have Bipartisan Plan to Lower Gas Prices, Create Jobs & Grow the Economy by Producing More American Energy   Higher gasoline prices could stall recovery, Obama’s re-election, Boston Herald, 2/21/12 “By summer, some analysts said, you could be paying $4 for […]

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House approves bill to expand offshore drilling

Posted: February 19, 2012 at 1:19 pm   /   Politics

House GOP Acts to Address Rising Gas Prices Putting the Squeeze on American Families Usually travelers don’t have to worry about taking a hit at the pump until around Memorial Day, but the headaches are coming earlier this year.  Across the board, families are paying more for everything – from food to rent to clothing – […]

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Obama budget: More Debt, More Doubt, Fewer Jobs

Posted: February 14, 2012 at 1:40 pm   /   Politics

Reports Show President’s Budget Is Loaded With Same Failed ‘Stimulus’ Spending & Small Business Tax Hikes The budget crafted by President Obama last year was widely panned as a threat to job growth. And based on the reports, it looks like we’re in for more of the same: another budget from the president that is […]

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The advantages of the GOP’s jobs and infrastructure bill

Posted: February 11, 2012 at 2:30 pm   /   Politics

H.R. 7 Speeds Up Bureaucratic Approvals for Infrastructure Projects, Cuts Permitting Time in Half    According to the Federal Highway Administration, infrastructure projects can take as long as 15 years to complete because of excessive government regulations and red tape. These types of bureaucratic delays are a major barrier to economic growth and job creation. To prevent […]

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