Jackie Calmes

The New York Times

Jackie Calmes appears in the following:

30 Issues | TPP and the Candidates

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

What's so good (or bad) about the TPP? Here's what the candidates have to say.

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Monday Morning Politics: Guns and Immigration

Monday, April 01, 2013

A "gang of eight" senators says it is close to a blueprint for immigration reform. Jackie Calmes, New York Times White House correspondent, discusses the latest on immigration, President Obama's renewed push for gun legislation, and all the latest news from Washington.

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Obama's Budget Reflects Reelection Agenda

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

President Obama presented his 2013 budget to Congress on Monday that includes $1.5 trillion in new taxes over the next ten years for the wealthiest taxpayers, closing some corporate tax breaks, and allowing Bush-era tax cuts to expire. However, it's not all cuts: the budget outlines increased spending for infrastructure projects, job-training, and innovation. Overall, it aims to lower the deficit below $1 trillion.

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Politics This Week: Questions About Christie and the Government Shutdown Showdown

Monday, September 26, 2011

It just underscores how dissatisfied Republicans are with their field as it stands...I see this every four years it seems—the party that's trying to take back the White House is unhap...

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Bipartisan Summitry

Friday, February 26, 2010

Jackie Calmes, New York Times national correspondent, reports on Thursday's bipartisan White House summit and the prospects for health care reform.

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Laying Down Roots

Friday, February 26, 2010

The Village Voice's Wayne Barrett is among the growing number calling for Governor Paterson to step down. He explains why. Also today: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on tracing the family histories of notable Americans, from Stephen Colbert to Yo-Yo Ma. And Jackie Calmes offers analysis of yesterday’s bipartisan health care ...

SOTU Preview

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

New York Times national correspondent Jackie Calmes previews tonight's State of the Union speech.

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Big Banks: Everybody Says 'I'm Sorry,' Pockets Bonus

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Yesterday we heard some strong arguments against the very structure of bank bonuses from economics professor Dan Ariely. Today we hear from someone who represents the financial services industry to explain why bonuses are used.


Politics and Politesse Around Health Care Debate

Friday, September 11, 2009

The biggest task for President Obama in his speech on Wednesday night was to take back the health care debate after a chaotic summer where unruly town halls and misrepresentations dom...

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Despite tied hands, President up in arms over AIG

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

As the lavish AIG executive bonuses continue to infuriate the nation, the Obama administration is swearing to step in. But due to existing contracts and the rule of law, their hands m...

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Who are the Congressional gatekeepers to Obama's budget plans?

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

President Obama says he's open to ideas from both parties when it comes to the budget, but who are the Congressional gatekeepers to Obama’s ambitious agenda? The Takeaway talks to New...


Obama economic team tied to Robert Rubin

Monday, November 24, 2008

"Whether it's true or not, there's a belief in the the Obama camp that Tim Geithner was for bailing out Lehman Brothers and just was overruled." --Jackie Calmes on Robert Ru...


Behind Obama's hiring process

Thursday, November 13, 2008

View the Obama administration job questionnaire » "It's like 'Give us the rope to hang you.'" -- Jackie Calmes, talking about a particularly probing question on the application...