Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. 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
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
Little global spillover from the Greek drama - Arab News Unemployment soared to 27.3 percent in 2013 and ... the Greek public decided to vote for a left ... when Greece requested a four-month extension ... 03/2/2015 - 3:17 pm | View Link
Little global spillover effects expected from ongoing Greece drama: ... - MENAFN ... a small surplus of 0.8%. Unemployment soared to ... the Greek public decided to vote for a left ... when Greece requested a four-month ... 03/1/2015 - 2:29 pm | View Link
The Euro's Biggest Problem: Politics, Not Finances - Forbes.com Yet the four-month extension plan agreed by ... by more than a quarter . Unemployment plagues 26 ... Spaniards will vote in a national election ... 03/1/2015 - 1:42 pm | View Link
An Arab Springtime? - Monthly Review ... by an incredible rise in inequality and by unemployment afflicting the ... submission to the requirements of U.S. hegemony and the extension of ... 03/1/2015 - 10:12 am | View Link
Caution Likely Ahead Of Data, Fed Speeches - RTTNews.com ... spending dropped, the unemployment rate worsened ... expected to approve a four-month extension of Greece's bailout in a parliament vote later ... 02/27/2015 - 9:24 am | View Link
Unemployment extension vote ... extension 2010 in House - tomorrow Senate votes This afternoon has seen the unemployment extension and the Bush Tax Cut bill blocked for a vote in the House by three Congressmen, who would not let Nancy Pelosi put the vote to the floor. Vice President ... 03/24/2015 - 1:00 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
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 ... a bipartisan deal to restore the federal unemployment extension, and that assistance will be restored retroactively ... 03/14/2014 - 4:50 am | View Link
Unemployment Extension The Unemployment Extension, formally known as Emergency Unemployment Compensation, is a US federal government program which assists states in providing... 03/31/2015 - 8:51 pm | View Website
Sandoval Praises Senate Vote on Unemployment Extension CARSON CITY, NV - January 07, 2014. Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement on the Senate’s procedural vote to move forward on Senator Dean ... 03/31/2015 - 8:19 am | View Website
Federal Unemployment Extension, Filing, News & Tiers Update File the Federal Unemployment Extension for 2015. Information on the new & latest news for the unemployed. Full tiers structure & facts to consider. 03/30/2015 - 11:01 pm | 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: Ohio Senator Rob Portman ... The 2014 unemployment extension passed by the Senate in April had the support of Ohio Republican Rob Portman, until it came time to press John Boehner to vote 05/28/2014 - 7:38 pm | View Website
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday banned non-essential state travel to Indiana in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens. “With this action, we stand by our (LGBT) family members, friends and colleagues to ensure that their rights are respected,” Cuomo said in
Conan O’Brien’s debate regarding Indiana’s anti-LGBT “religious freedom” law veered off course on Tuesday when the state’s self-proclaimed “religion czar” shared way too much about his research into the issue. “I personally spent literally thousa
In other times, maybe even fairly recently, the religious freedom law signed last week in Indiana could have allowed Republican lawmakers to appeal to their core conservative supporters without attracting much notice from the general public. But the blowback against it that has upended the
Fourteen federal student loan borrowers refusing to make their monthly payments to protest the U. S. Department of Education's shoddy oversight of for-profit colleges met with senior government officials on Tuesday to share their stories and learn about the department's plan to help them.
The Education Department’s answer, in short: Keep on waiting.
The borrowers are part of the so-called Corinthian 100, a growing group of roughly 100 former students of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled owner of what was once one of the largest chains of for-profit campuses, and are now struggling with their debts.
Over the past few years, state and federal authorities have sued Corinthian, alleging the company duped students into taking out loans by advertising false job placement and graduation rates.
Police say a man has been found dead at the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but they haven't confirmed that it's him.
Los Angeles police Officer Jack Richter says officers went to the home shortly after 2:15 p.m.