President Barack Obama assured American Indians on Thursday that they
have a place in his White House and on his agenda, telling tribal
leaders their marginalized community deserves more from its government.
President Barack Obama is set to sign a $24 billion economic stimulus bill providing tax incentives to prospective homebuyers and extending unemployment benefits to the longtime jobless who have been left behind as the economy veers toward recovery.
As the U.S. retail industry responds to global competition, new technologies, new demographics and buying patterns, and the worst economic recession in seven decades, the Black Retail Action Group’s watchful eye on diversity was never more needed.
The second-ranking House Democrat predicted that historic health care legislation will be passed Saturday as the AARP, the nation's premier lobbying group for the elderly, announced it was signing on to the bill.