Obama: eager to extend middle-class tax cuts

KOKOMO, Indiana (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States must extend tax cuts for the middle class but could not afford to do so for the wealthy, laying out his position before next week’s meeting on the issue with Republicans. Read more

Obama: eager to extend middle-class tax cuts

KOKOMO, Indiana (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States must extend tax cuts for the middle class but could not afford to do so for the wealthy, laying out his position before next week’s meeting on the issue with Republicans. Read the full story

Palin book sets out her "commonsense" platform

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If seeing Sarah Palin as a cable television pundit and a reality show star has Americans wondering who she is, her new book makes her case that she is not just a celebrity but a politician — one with what clearly sounds like plans for a White House run. Read the […]

Obama to speak to South Korea’s Lee after attack

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will speak to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak after an artillery attack by the North on a South Korean island, White House spokesman Bill Burton said on Tuesday. Read the full story

Obama economic aide Farrell stepping down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that Diana Farrell would step down as a deputy director of President Barack Obama’s National Economic Council, marking the latest Obama administration staff departure. Read the full story

Kocherlakota repeats support for Fed’s new easing

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s latest effort to drive down borrowing costs to help economic recovery is a “move in the right direction,” a top Fed official said on Monday. Read the full story