Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
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
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Who are the big-money donors to the Obama, Romney campaigns? Who are the biggest donors to the campaigns of President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney? The Associated Press examined ... It was founded by former White House advisers and is the key pro-Obama PAC this election cycle. 10/21/2012 - 6:22 pm | View Link
Jewish donors prominent in presidential campaign contributions The biggest donor to Mitt Romney’s presidential ... is also a major donor to Jewish philanthropies and organizations like the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Jacobs has given more than $2 million to pro-Obama super PACs ... 10/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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With less than a month before the May 19 primary, the six Democrats running for mayor have yet to talk about the $5.7 billion dark cloud that threatens to snuff out their campaign promises of universal prekindergarten, cuts in the wage tax, and other costly pledges.
Ah: I see that there was a Twitter exchange among Brad DeLong, James Pethokoukis, and others over why Republicans dont acknowledge that Ben Bernanke helped the economy, and claim credit. Pethokoukis who presumably gets to talk to quite a few Republicans from his perch at AEI offers a fairly amazing explanation: B/c many view BB as enabling Obamas spending and artificially propping up debt-heavy economy in need of Mellon-esque liquidation Yep: that dastardly Bernanke was preventing us from having a financial crisis, curse him.
Even if Dan Donovan prefers to talk about Iran, immigration or taxes, there's another topic the Republican congressional hopeful can't avoid: the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a police officer. The Staten Island district attorney drew and more »
Tammy Stewart makes about $1,600 a month and it goes quickly: a mortgage and a car, insurance, utilities and student loans. So she got a little worked up when Louisville Gas & Electric proposed raising her power and gas bill.and more »
Below is a summary of the Democratic mayoral candidates' plans for dealing with Philadelphia's pension crisis:
Lynne M. Abraham: "We would get rid of the high-priced financial people the city hires who are betting that the market is going to make a return greater than the market ever returns," she said.