Johnson: President facing uphill battle on jobs
President Barack Obama has received two key, but not surprising, endorsements for his American Jobs Act. One comes from the Urban League, the other from the Congressional Black Caucus.
Alarming report: Employers add no jobs
WASHINGTON -- Employers added no jobs in August -- an alarming setback for the economy that renewed fears of another recession and raised pressure on Washington to end the hiring standstill.
Obama sharpens jobs element of energy pitch
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — President Barack Obama, turning briefly to his eclipsed domestic agenda, sharpened his sales pitch for clean energy technology Thursday by promising that the payoff would be a wave of jobs — the kind good enough to support families and long-term American prosperity.