President Barack Obama’s top economic aides are meeting with chief executives from Honeywell International Inc., Alcoa Inc. and others to spotlight U.S. gains in manufacturing as a path to creating jobs.
During a meeting in the West Wing of the White House this month, President Barack Obama’s aides posed an unusual question to business leaders across the table: How can the administration help House Speaker John Boehner?
White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell learned her management skills from some of the masters: former President Bill Clinton, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, and onetime Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin.
U.S. Senate Republicans today dealt a blow to President Barack Obama’s efforts to install his own nominee as regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, blocking an effort to confirm Representative Mel Watt to the post.
President Barack Obama urged his most loyal supporters to promote the benefits of his health-care law, as his White House works to stem the political damage caused by weeks of technical failures and criticism.