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
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 Releases Auto Ad That Misleads On Facts The ad, which was not announced by the campaign, makes no direct claim that can be called a ... "When the American auto industry and a million workers’ jobs were on the line, Mitt Romney turned his back. Now he’s pretending it never happened and ... 10/29/2012 - 1:50 am | View Link
Mitt Romney and Bain: a Fact Checker collection Findings: Bain Capital was clearly involved in the company ... 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 ... 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
Mitt Romney finally responds to Bain attacks ... by blaming Obama for destroying the auto industry “On the president’s watch, about 100,000 jobs were lost in the auto industry and auto ... The bottom line is that those numbers show why Mitt Romney tried to claim credit for saving the auto industry last week even though he said he wanted it to ... 05/16/2012 - 9:52 am | View Link
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 ... 07/31/2014 - 5:15 am | View Website
Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2012 The Mitt Romney presidential campaign of 2012 began when Mitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, launched his second candidacy for the presidency of the ... 07/31/2014 - 1:05 am | View Website
Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and the 70th Governor of Massachusetts. Romney was CEO of Bain & Company, a management consulting ... 07/30/2014 - 8:40 pm | View Website
Mitt Romney’s prep school classmates recall pranks, but ... Mitt Romney’s campaign has turned to his youthful antics to highlight his less-stiff side, but some of his classmates at the elite and clubby Cranbrook ... 07/30/2014 - 2:35 pm | 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. 07/30/2014 - 8:08 am | View Website
Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Chagrin Falls: Corporate Sky-Deity Bless America:
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Dubya has completed a biography of his dad:
Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the book, currently untitled, will be released November 11.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson has converted to secularism — at least, when it comes to denying help to refugee children who are fleeing violence in Central America.
During a Thursday discussion on the Fox News show Out Numbered, Carlson asserted that President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers were “just affirmatively for illegal immigration” because they wanted to deal with the children as refugees instead of deporting them as quickly as possible.
“What the Republicans are trying to do is they are basically trying to take away due process,” Fox News analyst Kirsten Powers pointed out.
The states health insurance exchange released its preliminary insurance rates for the coming year on Thursday, announcing that the average premium will increase 4.2 percent.
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee speaks to the media during the launch of Covered California in Rancho Cordova in October.
California had a lesbian governor for about eight hours on Wednesday. California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins assumed the post thanks to a quirk that saw three other officials gone from the Golden State. Gov. Jerry Brown was winding up a trade junket in Mexico. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, impatiently waiting for higher office to open […]