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Obama hits the road to push 'opportunity' agenda

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 03:52

Obama appeared at a Costco wholesale store in suburban Maryland to push his plan to raise the minimum wage from USD 7.25 to USD 10.10 an hour.

Despite budget win, Obama has weak hand with Congress

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 20:44

The 16-day partial government shutdown highlighted Obama`s challenges in basic governing.

Obama urges smart government spending cuts

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 13:32

The uncertainty caused by the government spending cuts is already having an effect on US economy, Obama said in his remarks Monday to the National Governors Association at the White House, reported Xinhua.

US manufacturers added about 5 lakh jobs in 3 years: Obama

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 16:47

"After shedding jobs for more than 10 years, our manufacturers have added about 5,00,000 jobs over the past three. What we need to do now is simple. We need to accelerate that trend," Obama said in his weekly radio and web address to the nation.