38 consecutive months of private-sector job growth under President Obama.
The U.S. added 165,000 jobs in April, lowering the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5%.
Let’s be clear, none of this is necessary. It’s happening because a choice that Republicans in Congress made…because they refused to budge on closing a single, wasteful loophole to help reduce the deficit.
“Now, if Congress allows this meat-cleaver approach to take place, it will jeopardize our military readiness; it will eviscerate job-creating investments in education and energy and medical research.” —President Obama on automatic budget cuts scheduled to hit tomorrow if Congress doesn’t act: http://wh.gov/vCnb
The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that would mark a political victory for advocates of same-sex unions and a deepening commitment by President Barack Obama to rights for gay couples.