Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Police Monitoring Social Media for Crime Leads - Kiplinger Over Advertising Sales Jobs -- From ... growth in 2014. Comparing Prices ... afforded by President Obama's move to ... right, just as Mitt ... 12/8/2013 - 12:21 pm | View Link
More Pipelines in the Pipeline - American.com Comparing incident rates (spills or leaks tracked by ... Not Energy Independent,” as well as “Presidential Power: Obama vs. Romney on Energy 12/5/2013 - 2:08 pm | View Link
'Nan now' a leader again as county plans its future - Columbian.com ... over concourse sites Obama buys ... its Due Parker: Comparing anything ... Musings on barbarism, Romney, Syria ... follow, the mill ... 11/30/2013 - 12:29 pm | View Link
Fix the website and ACA succeeds Bad news for CLNN, the Chicken Little News Network, that is, just about all of them lately: In states which have set up their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces, enrollment is proceeding apace. by Gene Lyons Bad news for CLNN, the Chicken Little News Network, that is, just about all of them lately: In states which have set up their own Affordable Care Act marketplaces, enrollment is proceeding ... 11/20/2013 - 12:05 am | View Link
Comparing the Tax Bite With Obama and Romney Still, the results suggest that Mr. Romney’s plan, far from being a tax cut, would raise my taxes. Mr. Obama’s proposals impose an even steeper increase, assuming he doesn’t repeal the minimum tax. That’s not surprising, since he hasn ... 11/2/2012 - 2:23 am | View Link
'People' vs. 'Enterprises': Comparing Romney and Obama's Speeches "People" is a seemingly innocuous word but Obama used it in phrases like "prosperity for all people" as well as governments serving "their people." Romney's speech used the word "people" 15 times in phrases like "people build economies," "jobs for people ... 09/26/2012 - 10:52 am | View Link
TIA Releases ‘Presidential Scorecard’ Comparing President Obama & Gov. Romney on Issues Critical to Telecom Industry Gov. Romney, for instance, would cap annual increases in regulatory costs. He also opposes net neutrality legislation, while President Obama supports it. “The ICT industry is an economic growth engine creating millions of jobs in the U.S. and around the ... 09/25/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Journal Times editorial: Comparing the Romney and Obama speeches In his speech, Romney said: “I will begin my presidency with a jobs tour. President Obama began with an apology tour.” In trips to Europe, Latin America and the Muslim world early in his first term, he said that the U.S. acted “contrary to our ... 09/9/2012 - 10:40 pm | View Link
In comparing Romney to Obama, Romney wins across the board Regarding Bain, outsourcing, and who cares: Romney donated his inheritance to charity and ... thank for the health and wealth of their pensions. Bain created American jobs. It's Obama and his cronies who outsource: GM outsources nearly two-thirds of ... 09/5/2012 - 11:58 pm | View Link
Billions of dollars in foreclosure settlements between big banks and government regulators havent helped Laura Biggs. The California woman is scheduled to lose her home nine days before Christmas because her mortgage company concluded that the house is no longer the primary residence of her husband, whos been dead since 2003.
Small Business Majority, a pro-Obamacare advocacy group that helped organize a Dec. 3 White House promotional event, is substantially funded by a major health insurance firm that stands to profit from the federal program. Blue Shield of California is one of the three major insurance companies slated to sell its insurance policies through Obamacare's Covered California exchange.
".. When we had some Q and A a few days ago, you were about to be visited by a representative of the IRS, on Friday, December 6th. Who asked for that meeting? Did the IRS say what they wanted to meet about, before it occurred? Yes, Treasury Inspector General Robert Williams made an unannounced visit to my old office in Palatine on December 4th, 2013.
North Korea announced Monday it had sacked leader Kim Jong Uns uncle, long considered the countrys No. 2 power, saying corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and generally leading a dissolute and depraved life had caused Pyongyangs highest-profile fall from grace since Kim took power two years ago. The removal of Jang Song Thaek, once seen as Kims mentor, is the most significant in a series of purges the young leader has conducted in an apparent effort to bolster his power since his fathers 2011 death.
President Vladimir Putin has appointed a controversial news anchor known for his ultraconservative views to head a newly restructured state news agency. A decree published on the Kremlins website on Monday announced the appointment of Dmitry Kiselyov to be head of Russia Today, which will replace RIA Novosti in a major structural overhaul of the company.
European brewers last week (4 December) urged EU negotiators to put a removal of taxes on European brewers, from which their American competitors are exempt, on the table in the free-trade negotiations with the US. In the EU, small brewers have a reduced excise tax rate. This tax rate also applies to small US brewers importing to the EU, whereas the equivalent small brewer tax relief in the US only applies to domestically-produced beer.