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 Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney ... some of those Jeeps to China and keep all the jobs in the U.S.? Exporting cars might seem like a good idea, but it’s impractical for any number of reasons. First of all, with the U.S. auto industry ... 11/1/2012 - 10:28 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
Why Mitt Romney Has Turned to Lying About the Auto Bailout The 2009 rescue of the auto industry is broadly popular in Ohio -- and Republicans never came up with a coherent argument against it. The latest round of the Auto Bailout ... t stop the Romney campaign from making an ad based on the claim and airing ... 10/30/2012 - 12:01 pm | View Link
Levin: Mitt Romney's stance on GM, Chrysler rescue would've cost Michigan 1 million jobs Carl Levin telling reporters on a conference call that the administration's economic policies saved a million jobs in Michigan that would have been lost if Mitt Romney was in the Oval Office. "When the (auto ... who repeated the claim that "walking ... 06/11/2012 - 1:00 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. 12/18/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Website
Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain ... By Matt Taibbi | August 29, 2012. T he great criticism of Mitt Romney, from both sides of the aisle, has always been that he ... 12/18/2014 - 2:34 am | View Website
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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. 12/17/2014 - 8:47 am | View Website
Instead of “pussyfooting around” during his last show, Stephen Colbert dove head on into the subject of The Colbert Report’s legacy on Thursday. “Ultimately, I believe history will be my judge,” Colbert explained. “So I’m gonna tell history what to say.̶
Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s got a visit from his friend “Gitmo,” the Guantanamo prison detainee, to debate the objections from Republican Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) to the possibility of more cooperation between the U. S. and Cuba. “Surely, you must take
Stephen Colbert wrapped up the last episode of his The Colbert Report with a finale that only he could manage to pull off.
Colbert’s Epic Send-Off Includes Cameos from Pretty Much Every Celeb Ever:
As the headline indicates in slightly exaggerated fashion, Stephen Colbert‘s send-off from The Colbert Report was full of so many celebrity and political cameos that it was difficult to keep track without curling up in a ball and rocking back and forth.
Colbert bid farewell to his audience by singing “We’ll Meet Again,” with Jon Stewart joining him by a piano manned by Randy Newman.