The job market is arguably performing better for women than for men. More women are employed today than were employed in December 2007, as the recession was beginning. That cant be said for US men, who are still more than 1.2 million jobs short of their pre-recession level. Unemployment remains higher than usual for both sexes. Women have been racing ahead of men in education.
He is going to do everything he can to help Jeanne Shaheen in this election, and today I am inviting her to bring him to New Hampshire to defend their health care law. Nothing will stop me from continuing to tell the truth about this disastrous health care law and its negative effects on the people of New Hampshire,” said Brown in a statement. The Republican Party of New Hampshire chair Jennifer Horn echoed Brown’s comments in a statement of her own. Then-Sen. Obama won New Hampshire, which is considered a battleground state, by nine percentage points in his 2008 presidential election, and carried the state by six points in his 2012 re-election. The President made five campaign stops in the Granite State during the 2012 election cycle, according to an unofficial count by CNN.
Obama: White House life more boring than ‘Scandal’
In the hunt for female voters, Obama appeared via satellite Thursday on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” He joked about how his wife and daughters are smarter than he is and teased DeGeneres for breaking his Twitter record on Oscar night with a star-filled “selfie” photo that’s been retweeted more than Obama’s re-election victory photo. “I thought it was a pretty cheap stunt myself,” Obama said. “Getting a bunch of celebrities in the background.” ___ Associated Press writer Michael Mishak in Miami and Director of Polling Jennifer Agiesta in Washington contributed to this report. Follow Nedra Pickler on Twitter at https://twitter.com/nedrapickler Also on HuffPost: Served from: 2013 to present (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) Served from: 2013 to present (AP Photo/LM Otero) Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) Served from: 2013 to present (AP Photo/Dave Weaver) Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) Served from: 2013 to present (AP Photo/Oskar Garcia) Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) Served from: 2013 to present (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images) Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) Served from: 2011 to present Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) speaks during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) Served from: 2009 to present Sen.
“I’m under no illusions. This will be difficult,” Obama said in a message to mark the http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net/ Iranian holiday Nowruz. “But I’m NEWS1committed to diplomacy because I believe there is the basis for a practical solution.” The United States and five other major powers are trying to reach a comprehensive deal to deny Iran a nuclear bomb capability after reaching a six-month temporary deal implemented on January 20. Under that deal, which can be renewed, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in return for gaining access to more than $4 billion in oil revenues that had been frozen by Western sanctions. Obama’s Nowruz message was aimed at fostering good will with the Iranian people and encouraging them to welcome a nuclear agreement. “There is a chance to reach an agreement if Iran takes meaningful and verifiable steps to assure the world that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only,” he said.
Obama talks health care, ‘Scandal’ and celebrity selfies with Ellen
EDT March 20, 2014 President Obama’s interview airs Thursday on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” (Photo: Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.) Michelle Obama SHARE 203 CONNECT 29 TWEET 58 COMMENTEMAILMORE When it comes to fictional versions of Washington, D.C., President Obama says he watches House of Cards while first lady Michelle Obama keeps up with Scandal. Fortunately, his White House is much more boring than either of those violent versions, Obama tells talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. “I have to tell you, life in Washington is a little more boring than displayed on the screen,” Obama says in the interview airing Thursday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. And that’s a good thing, because the high-ranking officials on House of Cards and Scandal specialize in murder, extortion and other forms of mayhem. Obama, who appeared on Ellen to urge young people to sign up for health care, described life in the real White House.
Obama, in message to Iranians, says there is chance to reach nuclear deal with Iran
March 20, 2014 11:32 am at 11:32 am | Al-NY,NY Jan, what do you hear when you read your post? Guess what I hear? ——– an annoying buzzing sound? that’s what I hear when any of these Fox Snews Borg drones blathers on and on with the usual talking points March 20, 2014 11:32 am at 11:32 am | rs smith @rs-Your correct, the GOP has no plan. However, that doesn`t make the ACA good. I would rather have no plan then a plan that makes the situation worse.