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Analysts React: Can Obama’s Plan Deliver on Job Growth, Bipartisan Support?
September 8, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
4901424422Analysts React: Will Obama's Plan Accelerate Job Growth?President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his plan for job creation and reviving a stumbling economy. Judy Woodruff discusses the president's address with former Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Heather Boushey of the Center for American Progress.2011-09-08 21:08:00disabled2122519899g-B8axujM3Itrue115048Alibaba’s American IPO signals confidence in Chinese economyWith 10 minutes of its rollout on the New York Stock Exchange, Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba sold 100 million shares and earned $25 billion. Though not a household name in the U.S., it’s extremely popular in China and enjoys close ties to the Chinese government. David Kirkpatrick of Techonomy joins Hari Sreenivasan to analyze what shareholders invested in today.2014-09-19 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/455708380-320x196.jpg2365329026aWeiXcRSshE114923Why the typical worker is struggling to share U.S. prosperityThe latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows a pattern of uneven progress. While the poverty and unemployment rates have fallen, prosperity is no longer widely shared as the economy grows. Sheldon Danziger of the Russell Sage Foundation talks with Judy Woodruff about why financial progress for the typical American family has stalled for 15 years.2014-09-18 06:00 pmhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/incomegaps-320x196.jpg7h0qoAmXAKY114754News Wrap: NFL to begin testing for human growth hormoneIn our news wrap Wednesday, the NFL and its players union agreed to a revised policy on performance enhancing drugs that will include testing for human growth hormone, in addition to steroids and diuretics. Also, authorities closed schools in a region of Pennsylvania as police hunted for a suspect believed to have killed a state trooper and wounded another.2014-09-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/newswrap3-320x196.jpeg2365327291zMwkNuqsH5E
President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his plan for job creation. Judy Woodruff discusses the president's address with NewsHour Political Editor David Chalian, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Center for American Progress' Heather Boushey.
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