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Top Republican Slams Obama Over March Madness Brackets

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) suggested in an interview on Tuesday that President Barack Obama spends more time "filling out his March...

White House Slams Ryan Proposal

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The White House says the new House Republican budget outlines the wrong course for the nation. White Hous...

What Should I Pay Down First?

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 08.01.2012 | Money
Jeanne Kelly

Being maxed out isn't ideal but when it comes to your credit score, timeliness of your payments is more important to get current. That is, paying on time to not have a new late charge appear on your report is improvement! So getting current is a priority.

Unions Approve Deal To Close Budget Gap In Connecticut

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's unionized state employees overwhelmingly ratified a labor savings and concessions agreement Thursday in a second...

'Sen. Tea Party' Drives Debt Ceiling Fight

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — He calls himself Sen. Tea Party. That almost says it all about Sen. Jim DeMint's role on the nation's political scene in these ner...

Potential State Takeover Looms Over Detroit

Posted 06.12.2011 | Business

Detroit must cut $200 million in spending or face a takeover by the state of Michigan, Mayor Dave Bing said on Tuesday. With the city's populat...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Tea Party Favorites Struggle To Get Specific | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Signaling how difficult it will be for the Republican Party to live up to its campaign promises of cutting spending while preserving the...

I Can Get Pennsylvania Back on Track

Dan Onorato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Onorato

I know what we need to do to get Pennsylvania's economy back on track--and I have the experience and the vision to prove it.

Obama On GOP Deficit Talk: 'I'm Going To Call Them On Their Bluff'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has a warning for Republicans who denounce the federal deficit but reject proposals to cut it. Obama tells ...