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Poor job growth and a large exodus of unemployed workers last month stifled weeks of upbeat economic data and marked a sobering reality check, signaling that hiring was likely to remain weak in the coming months. Employers added a paltry 88,000 net...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's proposed budget will call for reductions in the growth of Social Security and other benefit programs while still insisting on more taxes from the wealthy in a renewed attempt to strike a broad deficit-...
WASHINGTON -- "The worst-case scenario for us," a leading anti-budget-cuts lobbyist told The Washington Post, "is the sequester hits and nothing bad really happens." Think about that. Worst case? That a government drowning in debt should cut back by 2.2...
NEW YORK -- The broad Standard & Poor's 500 index broke a half-decade-old record, another sign of stocks' continuing rally this year. The S&P 500 added 6.34 points, or 0.41%, to 1,569.19 Thursday, the last trading day of the first quarter. The S&P 500...
Paul GreenbergHere we go again. And again. And again. ... For in Washington, every day is Groundhog Day. And now, once again, the country is speeding toward the dreaded ... Fiscal Cliff! Not to mention Catastrophe, Chaos and Collapse. Or maybe Stalemate, Train Wreck,...
At the end of 1995 and stretching into January 1996, the federal government "shut down" because of an impasse between President Bill Clinton and House Republicans led by then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The issue was increased taxes vs. less spending....
There’s little agreement about anything regarding the “sequester” except that the $85 billion in cuts to federal spending this year will be implemented starting Friday. As The Times’ editorialized Thursday: “The irony is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick in. Americans are reacting with a collective yawn. They know the drill: Obama raises the alarm, Democrats and...
If it continues on its current path, by the end of this school year, the Charlevoix Public Schools may be teetering on the edge of its own fiscal cliff, with just $40,000 in the bank. Jeff Crouse, assistant superintendent with the Charlevoix-Emmet County...
All I hear these days are complaints that the federal government has raised taxes, dimishing take-home pay. That’s true: The payroll tax holiday was not extended. That holiday cut Social Security contributions and the like, amounting to a 2-...
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Wiser Democratic heads prevailed last week as actress Ashley Judd was nudged out of the race to unseat Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's senior Republican senator. Did the eyes in those heads ever see Judd in "Double Jeopardy," one of the great damsel-in-...
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Apr 6, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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Mar 1, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Feb 23, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Apr 3, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 2, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
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