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
How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Government Giveaways - Peak Oil 1975, only small companies may claim it, but ... Continental Resources ceo and Mitt Romney megadonor ... increase 2 percent and some jobs would ... 04/14/2014 - 8:14 am | View Link
Mitt Romney's controversial Jeep ad not airing in Michigan WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney ... with the auto industry – Michigan. Last week, Romney, speaking at a campaign rally in Defiance, Ohio, repeated a false claim that Chrysler – owned by Italian automaker Fiat – could move jobs to China. 10/30/2012 - 11:07 pm | 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 - 7:37 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney's Auto Bailout Ad Tries To Tie Obama To Job Losses Mitt Romney sits in a 1961 Rambler with car ... "Let's get this straight -- the very person who argued for the US auto industry to go bankrupt, something that would have caused more than a million jobs lost and utter economic devastation in the midwest ... 08/1/2012 - 2:53 am | View Link
Mitt Romney and Bain: a Fact Checker collection Rating: 1 Pinocchio “Mitt Romney’s claim that 100,000 auto jobs have been lost under Obama” (May 18, 2012) Claim: Romney says that he created 100,000 jobs in the private sector but that Obama lost 100,000 jobs in the auto industry. Findings ... 07/19/2012 - 11:02 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 ... 05/17/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
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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. 04/13/2014 - 6:56 am | View Website
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Late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker’s brothers will stand in for him to complete the seventh movie in the blockbuster franchise, after the actor’s death, filmmakers said.
Walker had completed much of his part in filming Fast and Furious 7 before he died in November aged 40, in a high-speed car crash in California.
His brothers Caleb and Cody will replace him to finish shooting for the film, due out next year.
At Alternet, Aaron Cantú writes Inside the Private Prison Industry's Alarming Spread Across America:
On a recent Friday afternoon, with budget negotiations winding down, Arizona state representative John Kavanagh was racing against the clock. His position as House Appropriations Chairman afforded him the opportunity to stuff whatever minor extra provisions he wanted into the budget before it went to a vote the following Monday, and he only had a few hours left to do it.
What was Kavanagh frantically trying to accomplish for his constituents at the last minute?
Faux "news" and the RNC are determined to keep this fake IRS "scandal" of theirs in the news cycle come hell or high water. RNC chair Reince Priebus joined Fox's Greta Van Susteren this Tuesday evening to announce that the RNC is going to sue the IRS over delays in releasing documents they've requested.
I'd still like to know how Bush appointee, Lois Lerner, suddenly became some evil liberal that was supposedly working behind the scenes to deny all of these conservative groups their tax exempt status.
Gov. Cuomo received $188,333 from the first installment of his book advance last year, according to information on the governor’s 2013 tax return. The governor also paid $35,127 in legal fees related to the book.