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(News One) – With new commitments of support from Sens. George Voinovich (R-OH) and George LeMieux (R-FL), President Obama said “we are finally on the verge of passing a small business-jobs bill that will cut taxes and provide loans for millions of small business owners across America.”
In a statement at the White House, surrounded by Vice President Joe Biden and members of his economic team — including Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, the president had criticized other Senate Republicans with selfishly obstructing legislation that, he said, would help the middle class.
(HuffingtonPost.com) – Despite near gridlock in the Senate, Republicans were expected to swing behind a new arms control treaty with Russia that President Barack Obama said they will like, even though some are reserving judgment until Obama can assure them the pact won’t set back U.S. defenses against other potential foes such as North Korea and Iran.
Obama called the pact signed Thursday a fresh beginning with Russia and predicted the Senate will ratify the agreement by the end of the year.