Weekly Address: Vice President Biden Calls on Congress to Preserve the Middle Class Tax Cuts and to Extend Unemployment Insurance This Year

Weekly Address: Vice President Biden Calls on Congress to Preserve the Middle Class Tax Cuts and to Extend Unemployment Insurance This Year

Hi, this is Joe Biden.  I’m filling in for President Obama this  weekend  because he’s on his way back from Afghanistan, where he was  spending  some time with the brave men and women of our Armed Forces. It’s tough to be far from home during the holidays, especially in a   warzone, so he wanted to […]

Statement by the President Announcing the US-Korea Trade Agreement

Statement by the President Announcing the US-Korea Trade Agreement

Washington, DC… I am very pleased that the United States and South Korea have reached agreement on a landmark trade deal that is expected to increase annual exports of American goods by up to $11 billion and support at least 70,000 American jobs.  Last month in Seoul I directed our negotiators to achieve the best […]

Unemployment Edges Up to 9.8% in November

Unemployment Edges Up to 9.8% in November

Washington, DC…The unemployment rate edged up to 9.8 percent in November, and nonfarm payroll employment was little changed (+39,000), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month, while employment fell in retail trade. Employment in most major industries changed little in November. […]

Federal Reserve releases detailed information about transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis

Federal Reserve releases detailed information about transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis

Washington, DC…The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday posted detailed information on its public website about more than 21,000 individual credit and other transactions conducted to stabilize markets during the recent financial crisis, restore the flow of credit to American families and businesses, and support economic recovery and job creation in the aftermath of the crisis… […]

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