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  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Plans for 5,000 homes around Great Park get first OK

    IRVINE — Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided City Council last week. Irvine officials voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday night to OK general plan and zoning changes and $40 million in...
  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • President Obama's new stimulus will fail just like the old one

    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, which would put us in the red another $450 billion, is doomed to fail just like his previous economic stimulus plans. They all failed and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars. Congress needs to vote this one down. Mr....
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Debate revealed President Obama's weaknesses

    President Obama finally showed America, especially his base, his inability to grasp America's complex economic machine. When elected, everyone knew he lacked leadership experience, but we hoped he would learn quickly and hire seasoned advisors who...
  • Obama for president

    Obama for president
    Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Romney to visit former Allentown Metal Works

     
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the current Republican frontrunner in the oversized field of hopefuls to take on President Obama next year, is making his Pennsylvania campaign debut in Allentown Thursday. Romney will hold a late afternoon news...
  • Romney web video focuses on Allentown

     
    As Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney plans his visit to Allentown today, his campaign released a web video about the closure of Allentown Metal Works -- a factory that a year before it went out of business was touted by......
  • Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

     
    A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of global...