Roland Martin talked with Dick Parsons former chairman of Citigroup and the former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner about the state of the economy, are things getting better and the rate of economic growth. Parsons also discusses the notion of banks being too big to fail. MR. MARTIN: Welcome to “Washington Watch.” We’re coming [...]
In an interview a few weeks before the State of the Union Address, Roland Martin asked actor Danny Glover about his view of the President Barack Obama. MR. MARTIN: In an interview a few weeks before the speech, I asked actor Danny Glover about his view of the President. [ON LOCATION.] MR. DANNY GLOVER: I read [...]
President Obama discusses the plan he laid out in the State of the Union to strengthen communities and families, and make sure every American and every community willing to do the work has the opportunity to lift themselves up.
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We’ve seen a lot of departures from the Obama Administration as his second term begins. It’s not unusual for that to happen with various White Houses, but leaving doesn’t always mean going away. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis left her post earlier this week, but that doesn’t mean you won’t hear from her again. She was [...]
Roland Martin talks with Marc Morial about yesterday’s meeting on the Black agenda and a list of priorities that will be delivered to President Obama.
Source: Alain Sherter / Moneywatch / CBS News The U.S. economy got an early holiday gift Thursday when the U.S. Commerce Department announced that growth in the third quarter was 2.7 percent, topping a previous forecast. While the latest economic snapshot is good news for Americans, it raises the heat on Congress and President Barack Obama to reach [...]
Roland Martin talks with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama about Small Business Saturday and the importance of small businesses.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) on why entitlement reform should not be ‘on the table’ in fiscal cliff negotiations. WATCH:
Source: Annalyn Kurtz / CNN Money NEW YORK – Claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, as Hurricane Sandy led to power outages and closed offices on the East Coast and kept many people from filing claims. About 355,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the week ended November 3, down 8,000 from the previous [...]