For the first two years of Barack Obama’s presidency, Mitch McConnell never got a phone call from the White House.
“The first step to winning the future is encouraging American innovation.” That was Barack Obama in his State of the Union address last January, when he hit the theme repeatedly, using the word innovation or innovate 11 times. And on this issue, at least, Republicans seem in sync with Obama
President Obama will meet with top congressional leaders from both parties Tuesday to discuss the war in Afghanistan, according to two Democratic officials.
President Obama says that despite signs of economic recovery, the country will not see large-scale job growth until next year. In a wide-ranging interview broadcast Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Obama said reversing job losses from the recession will come at the end of the recovery period, not the start