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Entries by Matt Sledge from 09/2012

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program For Unemployed Servicemembers Attracts Thousands

Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- As Congress remains at a loggerheads over how to reform the nation's signature jobs training program, a new opportunity being offered only...

Jobs Crisis Panel Discusses Opportunities In Competitive Global Economy

Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A group of business and political leaders discussing America's jobs crisis agreed on Wednesday that while Washington might be paral...

Miso Media App Connects Music Teachers, Students With Sonata

Posted 09.07.2012 | Technology

How does a music teacher looking for work find a student? Instead of of bulletin boards, Craigslist postings and word of mouth, startup company Miso M...

ReWork Hopes To Connect Socially-Minded Workers With Socially-Minded Jobs

Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact

If you hate your corporate drone job but don't know where exactly you want your career to go, a new social venture startup might have a solution for y...

Bookigee Wants To Revolutionize The Publishing Industry, Starting With WriterCube

Posted 09.14.2012 | Books

Kristen McLean has been around: the self-described "career publishing veteran" started as a frontline bookseller in Boston 18 years ago at a children'...

Mitt Romney: 'I Say That Jokingly, But It Would Be Helpful To Be Latino'

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

In one of a series of clips from a secretly recorded campaign fundraiser, Mitt Romney makes a joking reference to his family's complicated history in ...

Mitt Romney On Foreign Policy: Americans Don't Care About China, Russia, Iran

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Convinced that the economy alone won't allow them to to win the presidential election, Mitt Romney's campaign has in recent weeks made halting attempt...

Mitt Romney In Donor Video Scorns Half The Nation, Obama Campaign Manager Says

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama's campaign manager quickly pounced on a clandestinely recorded video that shows Mitt Romney dismissing voters who d...

American Bridge Ad Piggybacks On Romney Video With Comedy Clip

Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- It appears to be another damaging clip: Mitt Romney, dressed in a suit, tells a crowd, "when I was a boy I used to think that becoming ric...

47 Percent This Year Includes At Least 20.2 Million Seniors

Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Senior citizens support Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama by a margin of about 20 percent, according to a recent Rasmussen poll. ...

Linda McMahon Proposed Social Security "Sunset" At Tea Party Forum

Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In little-noticed remarks at a Tea Party town hall meeting earlier this year, Republican Connecticut Senate candidate Linda McMahon propos...

Keystone XL Video Shows TransCanada Construction Crew Dropping Tree Near Protester

Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A new video released by Keystone XL pipeline opponents shows a powerful logging machine dropping a tree perilously close to a protester in...

Ben Cohen, Ben and Jerry's Co-Founder, Launches Campaign To Stamp Out Money In Politics

Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Ben Cohen is stamping the hell out of every dollar he can find. It's a characteristically eccentric project for the Ben and Jerry's co-...

Warrantless Electronic Surveillance Surges Under Obama Justice Department

Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration has overseen a sharp increase in the number of people subjected to warrantless electronic surveillance of their t...