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
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
US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012 Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
Massachusetts governor's race likely to be decided by unenrolled ... - MassLive 5 things to know about independent candidates - Raleigh News & Observer 10/29/2014 - 9:42 am | View Link
Nevada’s big money election - Pahrump Valley Times Barack Obama beat Mitt Romney by 3.86 percent ... One year ago an opinion survey showed Nevadans ... It’s amazing the Democrats are even ... 10/29/2014 - 9:16 am | View Link
How Hong Kong's attitude to poor mirrors the American right - South China Morning Post What Krugman has pointed out is the amazing affinity in the thinking ... message whether it's failed US presidential candidate Mitt Romney who said 10/27/2014 - 5:38 am | View Link
Mitch McConnell has history in sight - USA Today Grimes builds Democratic credentials in Senate bid - USA Today 10/26/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
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Mitt Romney’s opportunity agenda President Truman is credited with saying, “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not ... Risa Kaplan served in several positions during Governor Romney’s Massachusetts administration: Senior Policy Adviser, Deputy General Counsel at ... 10/31/2012 - 9:56 pm | View Link
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was In Romney’s own words he believes that these tax credits create a culture ... the massive fee increases that Romney imposed on people to keep taxes lower. It is amazing how far the Republican Party has moved to the rightwing fringe in just four years. 09/20/2012 - 4:16 am | View Link
In our opinion: Stop misrepresenting positions to score cheap political points "It's amazing!" Last month, MSNBC drew fire from critics for broadcasting a clip from one of Mitt Romney's stump speeches in an attempt to make him look out of touch with the average voter. In the segment that aired, Romney described the remarkable ... 07/21/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
Romney's amazing hypocrisy (CNN) – Recently, we learned two important things about Mitt Romney. First, he would rather see the American economy fail than President Barack Obama win. Second, the extent of his hypocrisy is amazing. While he laments the toll that outsourcing has ... 06/28/2012 - 8:12 am | View Link
Does Mitt Romney’s High School Bullying Matter? Do you think Mr. Romney’s actions from more than 50 years ago should matter in ... Lastly, this would have been an amazing teaching moment about the impact of bullying if Romney had seized it. That is what a real leader would have done. 05/14/2012 - 4:23 am | View Link
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Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the ... 10/30/2014 - 7:38 am | View Website
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The same Tuesday night that a senior official in US President Barack Obama's administration was quoted calling Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu "chickens**t," yet more officials indicated the US is warming up to cooperation with Iran - the Islamic regime seeking nuclear weapons that has repeatedly declared its desire to destroy Israel.
US President Barack Obama's administration is coping with underwhelming performance on various fronts according to officials cited in the New York Times on Friday, who suggested he may replace some senior administration officials - including US Secretary of State John Kerry. "There is an inflection point in every presidency, and this certainly is a logical one, if the president feels he might be better served by some replacements on his team, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told the paper.
Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead.
The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look.
A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general says the Medicare rule allows payment for prescriptions filled up to 32 days after a patient's death — at odds with the program's basic principles, not to mention common sense.
"Drugs for deceased beneficiaries are clearly not medically indicated, which is a requirement for (Medicare) coverage," the IG report said.