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Congress Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Predictions for 2012

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Unfortunately, there are no signs that either U.S. or European elected officials will take meaningful action to encourage a pro-business, pro-economic growth environment.

2011: The Year the Power Went Off in Washington

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Again and again in 2011, as the country sat mired in crises and the long-term effects of joblessness, declining wages, and downward mobility, the response by the governing class could not have been more disproportionate to the problems.

Obama Discusses 'Good News' Before The Holidays

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barely beating Santa's sleigh, Congress delivered a last-minute holiday tax-cut extension to 160 million American wage-earners on F...

Senate Nears Deal To Extend Benefits, Prevent Shutdown

AP | DAVID ESPO and ALAN FRAM | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators reached agreement Thursday on a compromise spending bill to avert a weekend federal shutdown. They also w...

'Millionaire Job Creators Are Like Unicorns'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) compared millionaires who create jobs to unicorns Monday on the Senate floor. "Millionaire job creators ...

Congress Faces Decisions To Extend Key Programs As Clock Ticks

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress' failed deficit-cutting supercommittee has faded away, but the pressure on lawmakers to quickly confront a stack of expens...