Shaun Donovan, the White House’s director of the Office of Management and Budget, talks to Gwen Ifill about whether President Obama’s budget proposal can find a political middle ground, especially when Democrats say “invest” and Republicans hear “spend.”…

Jan 15

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Obama to expand paid family and medical leave

WASHINGTON — Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow tens of millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid…

Mar 04

President Barack Obama unveiled a 2015 budget Tuesday that looks to expand on his second term goal of reducing economic inequality. Dubbed the “Opportunity for All” budget, Obama’s plan includes higher spending on employment and job-training programs and the elimination…

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