Obama order is olive branch to business
January 18th, 2011
09:41 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama order is olive branch to business

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - President Obama, in his latest effort to patch frayed relations with businesses, says he'll sign an executive order Tuesday to "strike the right balance" between health, safety and environmental regulations and economic growth.

The president, in an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, wrote that his order would prompt "a government-wide review of the rules already on the books to remove outdated regulations that stifle job creation and make our economy less competitive."

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Palin needs to 'be more careful,' Gingrich says
January 18th, 2011
09:14 AM ET
3 years ago

Palin needs to 'be more careful,' Gingrich says

(CNN) – Sarah Palin is getting more advice from fellow Republicans – this time from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich who says the former Alaska governor needs to "slow down."

Speaking on ABC's Good Morning America Tuesday, Gingrich said a string of Palin's recent statements indicate she needs to "be more careful and think through what she's saying and how she's saying it."
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CNN Poll: Obama's job approval rating on the rise
January 18th, 2011
07:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll: Obama's job approval rating on the rise

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama's approval rating is up five points since December as a growing number of Americans consider him a strong leader who is tough enough to handle a crisis, according to a new national poll. A CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Tuesday also indicates that a jump in support by independent voters is behind the overall rise in the president's approval rating.

Fifty-three percent of people questioned in the poll approve of how Obama's handling his duties in the White House, up from 48 percent in a CNN poll that was conducted last month, as a very productive lame duck congressional session was nearing completion.
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CNN/Opinion Research Poll – January 14-16 – Barack Obama
January 18th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN/Opinion Research Poll – January 14-16 – Barack Obama

TOPICS: Obama approval rating, personal characteristics

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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
January 18th, 2011
04:20 AM ET
3 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

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CNN: Chinese president in high-profile U.S. visit
Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington on Tuesday, a day before a high-profile meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama to discuss trade, currency and a host of other issues, including North Korea. Chinese state media has reported that Hu will stress how a constructive, comprehensive partnership between the powers could be mutually beneficial and help ensure stability in Asia and worldwide despite differences between Beijing and Washington. In addition to Obama, Hu is also scheduled to meet with top legislators and business executives. After Washington, Hu will make a stop in Chicago.

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