Stories by Jim Kuhnhenn

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Obama to name Ebola czar

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. ...
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

WASHINGTON - Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration on Friday moved to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service ...
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Obama wants overtime pay for more salaried workers

WASHINGTON - Bypassing Congress, President Obama intends to order changes in overtime rules so employers would be required to pay millions more workers for the extra time they put in on the job.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Obama aims to help long-term jobless

WASHINGTON - Confronting persistent joblessness, President Obama won commitments Friday from more than 300 companies to reach out in their hiring to Americans who have been unemployed for half a ...
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Joblessness still hangs over economy

WASHINGTON - Unemployment under President Obama has remained high for the longest period since the Great Depression.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

Air delays join budget warnings

From late planes to dirty parks, administration warns public of impact of broad budget cut.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Obama seeks to confront oil market manipulation

Presi­dent Obama pushed Congress on Tuesday to give oil market regulators more muscle to deter price manipulation by speculators.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Friday, May 21, 2010

Regulators get task of shaping financial overhaul

WASHINGTON --- Banking regulators shared the blame for the financial crisis that buckled Wall Street. Now they're the ones lawmakers are counting on to give final shape to the new overhaul of ...
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Senate version of financial overhaul bill passes

Prodded by national anger at Wall Street, the Senate, on Thursday, passed the most far-reaching restraints on big banks since the Great Depression.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010

Stimulus has mixed results

By Jim Kuhnhenn
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