September 8, 2011 The key elements of President Obama's jobs plan have been widely known for days. The package, with an estimated cost of $300 billion, will feature proposed spending on infrastructure projects, an extension of the payroll tax holiday and tax cuts for employers who hire new workers. All of which sounds like what the Lawrence Summers, formerly Obama's top economist, recommends.
November 24, 2008 In Chicago, Barack Obama assembles his E-Team.
September 29, 2008 Listen to an op-ed roundup on the $700 million bailout bill.
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