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  • Amid foreign crises, Obama takes solace in U.S. economic turnaround

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Throughout much of his presidency, Barack Obama has been under siege about the state of the U.S. economy.
  • Texas lawmaker Barton backs lifting oil export ban despite peers' misgivings

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior U.S. Congressman from Texas has come out in full support of the United States lifting the 40-year old ban on crude oil exports, putting him at odds with fellow House Republicans wary of weighing in on the controversial...

    Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas. South Korean...

    Obama, in Milwaukee, makes case for higher minimum wage

    MILWAUKEE President Barack Obama came to Milwaukee on Monday to talk up an improving economy and to push Congress to boost the minimum wage. "If you work full-time you shouldn't be living in poverty," Obama said as he called once again for Congress to...

    Obama tries to rekindle hope in Labor Day speech

    Obama tries to rekindle hope in Labor Day speech
    President Obama flew to Milwaukee for a fiery, populist speech on Labor Day, marking the informal kickoff of a push this fall to stave off Republican control of the Senate. Obama's brief visit to Wisconsin was ostensibly non-political, and he avoided...