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January 27th, 2014
08:06 PM ET

Pres. Obama promises "year of action"

CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta previews the President's State of the Union speech and the initiatives he plans on pursuing in the year ahead - one the administration has billed as a "year of action."


Filed under: Jim Acosta • President Obama • State of the Union
January 17th, 2014
06:44 PM ET

Taxpayer dollars wasted on nuke company?

A new spending bill allocated millions of taxpayer dollars to USEC, a troubled fuel company for nuclear power plants.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Nuclear
January 3rd, 2014
07:04 PM ET

Adviser: Snowden not amenable to plea deal

Edward Snowden's legal adviser discusses the possibility of his return to the United States.


Filed under: Edward Snowden • Jim Acosta • NSA leaks
January 1st, 2014
07:11 PM ET

Obama pick halts contraceptive mandate

The Supreme Court temporarily delays key requirements of the Affordable Care Act impacting religious-affiliated groups.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Obamacare • Supreme Court
December 30th, 2013
07:07 PM ET

Poll: Afghanistan war support at new low

While it's no secret that American public support for the war in Afghanistan is low, new numbers reveal just how low.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Acosta
December 10th, 2013
08:15 PM ET

Obama pays homage to Mandela

At a memorial for Nelson Mandela, President Obama urged listeners to apply his principles to their own lives.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Nelson Mandela • President Obama
December 6th, 2013
06:46 PM ET

Jobless rate is lowest in 5 years

The stock market has continued to hit new highs as new unemployment numbers showed 203,00 jobs created and the lowest jobless rate in 5 years. But many across the country are still feeling pinched. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the Obama administration and the economy.


Filed under: Economy • Jim Acosta • Jobs • President Obama
December 4th, 2013
06:31 PM ET

Pres. Obama calls for raise in minimum wage

In two speeches Wednesday, Pres. Barack Obama addressed the growing inequality in the U.S., calling for new policies to lift up the poor - including raising the minimum wage. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

For more on the president's speech, click on over to CNN.com.


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Minimum wage • President Obama
October 30th, 2013
07:31 PM ET

Obamacare trouble vs. Romneycare rollout

President Obama compared Obamacare troubles to the Romneycare rollout, while opponents say comparisons are "pathetic."


Filed under: Jim Acosta • Massachusetts • Mitt Romney • Obamacare
October 29th, 2013
07:05 PM ET

Carney: We didn't mislead on Obamacare

The Obama administration stands by claims that customers will be allowed to keep their plan despite Obamacare.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Jay Carney • Jim Acosta • Obamacare
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