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
Why Mitt Romney Has Turned to Lying About the Auto Bailout The 2009 rescue of the auto industry is broadly popular in Ohio ... That didn't stop the Romney campaign from making an ad based on the claim and airing it in Ohio, starting Sunday. Obama, the ad says, "sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build ... 10/30/2012 - 12:01 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 ... 10/28/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney: The Economic Guru Who Specializes In Killing Jobs As teachers, construction workers, police officers, firefighters, and auto workers kept ... It would be simplistic to claim Romney is stupid when it comes to economic theory, because he knows his proposals will not create jobs or grow the economy. 06/10/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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. 09/17/2014 - 12:04 pm | 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 ... 09/16/2014 - 1:56 am | 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 ... 09/16/2014 - 12:52 am | View Website
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 ... 09/15/2014 - 3:55 pm | 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 ... 09/15/2014 - 12:10 am | View Website
Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U. S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U. S. troops and military equipment, a U. S. Senate panel has found. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s year
With the November election drawing closer daily, Sacramento City Councilman Kevin McCarty told reporters and editors in The Bee’s Capitol Bureau why he is running for the state Assembly. Below are some excerpts from our conversation.
Sacramento City Councilman Kevin McCarty is running for the Assembly against fellow Democrat Steve Cohn.
Republican Rep. Dave Reichert, a former sheriff from Washington state, wants to make sure that poor people don’t spend their welfare benefits on marijuana.
Republican Rep. Dave Reichert of Washington state
CALIFORNIA Thousands evacuate homes in wake of fire A California wildfire racing through the Eldorado National Forest on Wednesday had grown to threaten more than 1,600 homes, forcing more than 2,000 people to evacuate ahead of the flames, officials said. Read full article >>
David Perdue, the Republican running for Senate in Georgia, doesn’t seem too bothered that he’s upset a member of the Bush family. Neil Bush, son and brother of former Bush presidents, skewered Perdue on Tuesday after the Republican sealed a campaign endorsement from George H. W. Bush. Read full article >>
Fox News acknowledged that a voter ID law may prevent people from casting votes while discussing the upcoming gubernatorial elections in Wisconsin -- despite the network's sustained campaign to deny the negative repercussions these laws have on voting.
On September 12, the 7th District U. S. Court of Appeals dissolved an injunction blocking the state of Wisconsin from implementing voter ID laws that required voters to show photo identification in order to cast their votes.