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
Who Gave Your Job Away? Democrats Ask Voters - MSNBC Newsweek But in the two most recent opinion polls, Nunn is ... “It would be amazing if Mitt Romney were the Republican nominee in 2016 and we had yet ... 10/17/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Link
Where the Tea Party Rules - Rolling Stone ... it's printed on.'' During the last general election, in 2012, Scott, in protest of Obama's fiscal and foreign policies, voted for Mitt Romney. 10/14/2014 - 10:05 am | View Link
'I am the proud daughter of Indian immigrants' - The Hindu ... be a contest between pro-business former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and incumbent U.S ... The work ethic of Indian-Americans is ... 10/10/2014 - 9:01 am | View Link
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. 05/13/2012 - 6:05 pm | View Link
President Barack Obama DNC Speech Complete: Romney in ... Current U.S. president assails Mitt Romney's record and proposed agenda in front of DNC delegates. For more on this story, click here: http://abcnews.go ... 10/20/2014 - 10:16 pm | View Website
About | Aldine by Rebecca Romney I'm Rebecca Romney, the Rare Book Expert on Pawn Stars and Manager at the Las Vegas Gallery of Bauman Rare Books. My rare books blog is named after Aldus Manutius ... 10/20/2014 - 8:43 pm | View Website
Should Mitt Romney run again in 2016? | Debate.org Express your political opinion on the future of Mitt Romney. Learn how others do or do not wish him to run for president in 2016. 10/20/2014 - 8:21 pm | View Website
Campbell Brown on being a “Romney wife”: You can still ... Campbell Brown: Yes, My Husband Works For Romney’s Campaign. I Still Have My Own Opinions 10/20/2014 - 4:32 pm | View Website
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo is hoping for a campaign boost from a visit to Rhode Island by Hillary Clinton. The former first lady, U. S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate is scheduled to appear with Allan Fung: Former R. I. Gov. Donald Carcieri has not been campaigning with mePolitiFactBrown poll: Raimondo opens up 11-point lead over Fung in R.
Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.
Mankiewicz died of a heart attack at George Washington University Hospital, said a family friend, journalist Adam Clymer.
Mankiewicz was a longtime Democratic political operative as well as a lawyer, journalist and author.
Hate to shill for anything PBS, but apparently a group of libertarian organizations put together this special on the life, times, and thinking of Dr. Walter E, Williams which is making the rounds on PBS and I actually caught tonight in prime time on the Philly outlet. Following Williams from his youth in Philadelphia through his time in the army in the late fifties, the program details his introduction to racial discrimination in the military.
A genetic analysis of a 45,000-year-old thigh bone narrows down the time when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred. A 45,000-year-old leg bone is raising questions about just how close modern-day humans are to our thick-browed Stone Age ancestors. DNA from the femur of a Siberian man is helping to pinpoint when modern humans and Neanderthals first interbred, researchers say.