President Barack Obama http://tspr.org en Committee Votes For $100 Million Toward Obama Library...Again http://tspr.org/post/committee-votes-100-million-toward-obama-libraryagain <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Brian Mackey/WUIS" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/CapitolStormySkyMay2013ByBMackey.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>A legislative committee Wednesday voted to authorize spending $100 million to lure Barack Obama's presidential library to Chicago ... Thu, 01 May 2014 18:50:23 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 52462 at http://tspr.org Committee Votes For $100 Million Toward Obama Library...Again Initial Obama Library Vote A "Misunderstanding" http://tspr.org/post/initial-obama-library-vote-misunderstanding <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="President Barack Obama" data-attribution="Credit BarackObama.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201311/Obama.png" alt="" /><p>Illinois legislators will vote a second time on a plan to spend $100 million to help lure Barack Obama's Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago, following a controversy.<p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wuis/audio/2014/04/2014-04-22-DSCC-3-Obama.mp3" class="asset-audio">Speaker Madigan says Republicans should back his bill to help fund an Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:12:01 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 52006 at http://tspr.org Initial Obama Library Vote A "Misunderstanding" President Obama: Middle Class Plan http://tspr.org/post/president-obama-middle-class-plan <p>The president started by linking his remarks to a speech he also gave at Knox College just after he was elected Senator. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 23:57:40 +0000 Scott Stuntz 37861 at http://tspr.org President Obama: Middle Class Plan The Search for Bin Laden http://tspr.org/post/search-bin-laden <p>This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guest is journalist and national security expert Peter Bergen. His latest book is <em>Manhunt: The Ten Year Search for bin Laden – From 9/11 to Abbottabad.</em> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 19:47:20 +0000 Rich Egger 28965 at http://tspr.org The Search for Bin Laden Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Jobless Rate http://tspr.org/post/plenty-blame-go-around-jobless-rate <p>As tempting as it is to blame a U.S. President for insufficient job growth &ndash; whether Barack Obama or George W. Bush &ndash; jobs come from employers, not politicians. Sure, White House leadership is important, ideas from the executive branch should spur government action to help businesses hire, and a president sets an administration&rsquo;s tone. But presidents can&rsquo;t exclusively take the blame &ndash; or the credit &ndash; for jobs.<br /> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:25:18 +0000 Bill Knight 19604 at http://tspr.org Plenty of Blame to Go Around for the Jobless Rate