President Barack Obama on Friday prodded large U.S. banks to boost lending to Main Street and cautiously welcomed news of an unexpected drop in the unemployment rate.
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Obama hails jobs news, warns tough times still ahead (AFP via Yahoo! News)
US President Barack Obama hailed good news Friday after surprising figures showed only 11,000 jobs were lost last month, but he warned of “more bumps in the road” ahead to recovery.
Obama: Jobs report a sign ‘better days are ahead’ (AP via Yahoo! News)
President Barack Obama says a drop in the nation’s double-digit unemployment rate is some “modestly encouraging news” about the economy, but that a struggle remains.
Dalai Lama says Obama not soft on China (The Malaysian Insider)
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 – Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said yesterday US President Barack Obama was not soft on China and said he hoped he would discuss Tibet with the Indian prime minister in Washington this week. “Obama is not soft on China, he just has a different style,” the Dalai Lama told the NDTV news channel in an interview. Obama had called for a resumption of dialogue between the …
Obama Aide Dunn Renews Criticism of Fox, Hails Jon Stewart (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)
Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama’s outgoing communications director, Anita Dunn, renewed her attacks against Fox News as she praised the “investigative journalism” of Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and said MSNBC isn’t a biased cable news network.
Obama Aide Dunn Renews Fox Critique, Hails Stewart’s Journalism (Bloomberg via Yahoo! News)
Nov. 13 (Bloomberg) — Anita Dunn, President Barack Obama’s outgoing communications director, renewed her attacks against Fox News as she praised the “investigative journalism” of Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and said MSNBC was not a biased cable news network.
Japan to tell Obama more time needed on bases: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is to tell U.S. President Barack Obama next week he needs more time to review the relocation of a U.S. Marine base, a newspaper said on Thursday of an issue that is straining ties.
Obama Makes Final Pitch in N.J. (Fox News)
President makes a last-minute appearance for Gov. Corzine in race that may foreshadow next year’s elections • Taxes Key in N.J
Obama tempers economic news with caution on jobs (AP via Yahoo! News)
President Barack Obama on Saturday tempered excitement about a growing economy with a sober outlook that more people will lose their jobs. He called that a heartbreaking reality and cautioned that even a burst of upbeat news “does not mean there won’t be difficult days ahead.”