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  • Ross Perot launches new website

     
    by Katie Fretland Ross Perot (you remember him, right?) is back. And he has charts. Our colleague, Andrew Malcolm, at Top of the Ticket, reports that the "father of fiscal charts" has launched a new public information website designed to...
  • Gas Could Fall to $3 by Autumn

     
    The last time the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $3 a gallon was Christmas 2010, but it could hit that mark long before you hang this year's mistletoe. Citing falling tensions in the Middle East, fewer...

    Budget deficit: Record $438 billion

     
    by Mark Silva For the record, the federal budget defict reached a new record in the 2008 budget year, which ended last week: $438 billion. For the new year, the president's Office of Management and Budget already has projected another...

    NYS budget deficit: Devise your own plan?

     
    With a special session set for Nov. 18, today was the day Gov. Paterson had set for the legislature to suggest ideas for closing a $1.5-billion gap. They didn't. Paterson hasn't submitted a plan either -- he's hanging out with...

    Rhetoric meets reality for Obama agenda

     
    By Jim Tankersley Forget "hope" and "change" and "yes we can." The word that will matter most, when Barack Obama assumes the Oval Office, is "doable." Teary-eyed jubilation is giving way to clear-eyed realism. As his campaign rhetoric runs into...