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
Ford shareholders reject stock proposal Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Memo To Mitt Romney: Building Jeeps In China Is Good For America President Obama blasted Romney in his own ad, accusing his opponent of making a “false claim” and noting that “the truth” is that Jeep is “adding jobs in Ohio ... exported to China, a significant figure considering that auto exports to ... 11/1/2012 - 10:28 am | View Link
Mitt Romney’s comments on Jeep outsourcing become campaign fight A Romney ... the auto industry and then pivots to the Jeep issue. “And now, after Romney’s false claim of Jeep outsourcing to China, Chrysler itself has refuted Romney’s lie,” a narrator says. The ads concludes: “Mitt Romney on Ohio jobs? 10/31/2012 - 12:02 am | View Link
Auto Companies Slam Mitt Romney For False Jeep Jobs to China Claim in Ohio Anti-Obama Ad Forget about being a Republican or Democrat: Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s Jeep-jobs-to-China raises that issue as graphically as it has been raised. And here is more proof: the auto companies ... Remember Romney’s claim that Obama ... 10/30/2012 - 9:37 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney says Obama's Chrysler deal undermined U.S. workers Cerberus Capital had lost its stake, and Fiat held 20 percent of the new Chrysler and had full operational control. Steve Rattner, chair of the president’s auto ... Romney told a crowd in Defiance, Ohio, that plans were afoot to shift the Jeep jobs ... 10/30/2012 - 5:31 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney’s claim that 100,000 auto jobs have been lost under Obama The 100,000 jobs is back! The presumptive GOP nominee all but stopped mentioning he created 100,000 in the private sector after we declared in January that claim was untenable and unproven. The biggest problem is that Romney is counting all the jobs added ... 05/18/2012 - 4:34 am | View Link
snopes.com: The Real Mitt Romney The Real Mitt Romney! After going to both Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School simultaneously, he passed the Michigan bar, but never worked as an ... 10/29/2014 - 12:18 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney was born on March 12, 1947, at Harper University Hospital in Detroit, Michigan the youngest child of automobile executive George W. Romney and ... 10/29/2014 - 5:59 am | View Website
The Dark Side of Mitt Romney | Vanity Fair After Harvard, young Mitt Romney rose rapidly in the Mormon Church and made a fortune at Bain Capital. Michael Kranish and Scott Helman report on the collateral damage. 10/28/2014 - 9:35 am | View Website
The story behind Mitt Romney’s loss in the presidential ... An examination by The Globe of how the 2012 presidential election unfolded shows that Mitt Romney’s problems went deeper than is widely understood. The ... 10/28/2014 - 5:17 am | View Website
RomneyCare As the above table illustrates, the plan Romney proposed was a much more conservative, business friendly law than what the Democrats passed under President Obama. 10/28/2014 - 12:59 am | View Website
House Speaker John Boehner has lashed out at the Obama administration for reports that a senior official described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickensh*t," while another unnamed official described him as a "coward."
The U. S. economy grew at a solid annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter, propelled by solid gains in business investment, export sales and the biggest jump in military spending in five years.
The Commerce Department says that the third quarter result followed a 4.6 percent rebound in the second quarter.
SURUC, Turkey/BEIRUT, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U. S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish defenders.
Kobani, on the border with Turkey, has been encircled by the Sunni Muslim insurgents for more than 40 days.