*President Obama today defended his decision to compromise with Republicans and temporarily extend about-to-expire tax cuts for all Americans. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=69829

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have convened a Hanukkah celebration at the White House on the second night of the Jewish festival of lights on Thursday, December 2, 2010 The celebration occurred in the East Room Thursday, where guests recited traditional prayers while lighting candles in a menorah lent by […]

*President Barack Obama is set to appear on the Discovery show “Mythbusters” in December as part of a White House effort to promote science and math. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=58596

Via NewsOne.com President Barack Obama’s proposed $50 billion transportation spending program would boost jobs in the construction, manufacturing and retail industries and help bolster a struggling economy, a new administration report says. The study by the Treasury Department and White House Council of Economic Advisers said that about 90 percent of the new jobs in […]

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 — President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus — has been marketed as a jobs bill, and that’s how it’s been judged. The White House says it has saved or created about 3 million jobs, helping avoid a depression and end a recession. Republicans mock it as a Big […]

President Barack Obama is speaking in Menomonee, Wisconsin at ZBB Energy after touring the business. ZBB Energy is currently building batteries used for clean energy and according to Obama, they will soon be a manufacturing leader with the shift in Green and Solar Energy becoming more popular. President Obama mentions that as the business for […]

The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon providing $26.1 billion to cash-strapped state governments, and preventing roughly 161,000 teachers and 158,000 public works employees from being laid off. The vote was 247-161. Democratic leadership has been under tremendous pressure to pass legislation before the start of the school year policy-wise, and before the November elections […]

Via EURWEB.com: President Obama tested his basketball skills against several current and former NBA stars in a Sunday afternoon pickup game at Fort McNair in Washington. The group included LeBron James, Grant Hill, Dwyane Wade, Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, Magic Johnson and Bill Russell, according to reports. Kobe Bryant was also there, but didn’t play. […]

*WASHINGTON – President Obama today signed an historic piece of legislation that narrows the crack and powder cocaine sentencing disparity from 100:1 to 18:1 and for the first time eliminates the mandatory minimum sentence for simple possession of crack cocaine. The Fair Sentencing Act (S. 1789), unanimously passed by the Senate in March and approved […]

Maureen Dowd of the New York Times is a white woman. She is also a woman who feels that President Obama isn’t black enough. Well, at least his cabinet isn’t. Dowd made an interesting argument recently that when it comes to race, Obama and his crew are simply screwing up the issue left and right. […]