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Entries by Zach Carter from 04/2012

Mitt Romney Claims President Obama Will 'End Medicare'

Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a speech Wednesday, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney attacked President Barack Obama's signature health care policy by f...

Obama JOBS Act Leaves Labor Fuming In Democratic Feud

Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will sign the JOBS Act into law Thursday, clinching a rare and hard-fought bipartisan victory for his presidency....

Obama Urged To Pressure Colombia On Workers' Rights Following Murders

Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, the leaders of the largest coalition of American labor unions sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to mainta...

Gas Prices Driven Up By Credit Card Swipe Fees, Convenience Stores Say

Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ten months after the American retailers won a lobbying victory on Capitol Hill against debit card swipe fees, a trade group representing...

Bank Of America Sues Itself In Unusual Foreclosure Case

Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Bank of America is suing itself for foreclosure. "It's crazy," housing data analyst Michael Olenick told HuffPost. "They shouldn't b...

Student Loan Reform Fight Broader For Obama Than Interest Rate Debate

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, congressional Democrats announced plans to introduce legislation that would extend the current low interest rates on governm...

Brad Miller, Congressman, Compares Rep. Patrick McHenry, Republicans To Keating Five

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C.) blasted congressional Republicans on Thursday, including fellow North Carolinian Rep. Patrick McHenry, compari...