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
Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
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Has Mary Landrieu lost the black vote? - GOPUSA Sen. Landrieu: 'I'm Not Backing Up' From Obama - NewsMax.com 10/28/2014 - 12:14 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless, Dies As House Leaves Without Vote Hope for an unemployment extension in 2014 appeared dead Friday, as the US House of Representatives left town for another recess without the unemployment benefits bill that passed the Senate on April 7 — and which would have extended benefits through the ... 05/30/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
Senate passes 61-35 last unemployment benefits extension vote, Monday final vote The Senate delayed a final cloture vote on the long-term jobless unemployment benefits extension bill on Thursday afternoon, April 3, 2014 after considering adding a Republican amendment to the bill. After the Democrats refused the amendment the Senate ... 04/3/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans Reid, left, plans to bring the bipartisan unemployment benefits extension to the Senate floor soon. In the House, Boehner and his fellow Republicans plan to hold out for more concessions from Democrats. House Republicans say they feel little political ... 03/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension Vote Likely Delayed Until Next Week (Updated) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he plans to turn to the bipartisan unemployment extension compromise as quickly as possible under Senate rules, but there’s business to tend to first — namely an aid package for Ukraine and several pending ... 03/25/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension Vote Will Be A Nail-Biter will have no margin for error when he brings a new bill reauthorizing unemployment benefits to the Senate floor for a vote this month ... there is a bipartisan deal to restore the federal unemployment extension, and that assistance will be restored ... 03/14/2014 - 8:59 am | View Link
Unemployment Benefits Extension News, Photos and Videos ... Browse Unemployment Benefits Extension latest news and updates, watch videos and view all photos and more. Join the discussion and find more about Unemployment ... 11/17/2014 - 7:14 am | View Website
Senate vote today on extension of unemployment benefits unemployment benefits to 1.3 million Americans. The Senate had been expected to vote as one of its first acts today, but with many members not yet ... 11/13/2014 - 5:45 am | View Website
Unemployment Extension News The latest unemployment extension news, information on federal unemployment extensions and action to renew EUC for the long-term unemployed for 2014. 10/27/2014 - 5:33 am | View Website
Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless ... An unemployment extension in 2014 is officially dead, as House members went on recess Friday without voting on the Senate extension bill which expires Saturday. 05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Website
Unemployment Extension 2014: Obama Fails To Call Boehner ... The 2014 unemployment extension bill has just two more weeks to live and so far President Barack Obama has not called House Speaker John Boehner to urge a vote. 05/17/2014 - 7:59 pm | View Website
Today Forward Networks, a “stealth” startup funded by Andreessen Horowitz, SV Angel, and A Capital, announced it has secured $11.1 million in capital in a public SEC filing. To date, the company has raised at least $11.97 million, including a $824,999 round that was also reported today but dates back to September 2013. It’s not clear who led the $11.1 million round — we’ve reached out to Forward Networks for more.
These days, investors can’t help but write big checks to fund startups that have a shot at changing the world. To borrow some perspective from venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, “it can … be irresponsible to NOT invest to become #1 in a big new market.” And so the tech press occasionally issues articles about startups with head-shakingly high valuations following extra-large funding rounds.
If you're the kind of committed Star Wars fan who was planning an hours-long roundtrip to the nearest of 30 North American theaters showing an 88-second teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" this weekend, you can stand down now
Lucasfilm confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the trailer would also appear on iTunes on Black Friday, by dropping a tweet to that effect:
The Force is with you on #BlackFriday when #TheForceAwakens teaser hits @iTunesTrailers.
— Star Wars (@starwars) November 26, 2014
To which some of those hardcore fans responded with ecstatic praise:
@starwars @iTunesTrailers You've saved me a drive across the state to Miami, so I thank you and my family thanks you!
— Jason Surrell (@JasonSurrell) November 26, 2014 Read more
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