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How Do Obama and Romney Stand on Issues Affecting Manufacturing? Part 1: Taxes and Regulations

Michele Nash-Hoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michele Nash-Hoff

Manufacturing has been a key driver of what limited economic recovery we have had since 2009. On the surface, Obama and Romney seem to have roughly the same economic goals, but as we have seen, their plans for reaching these objectives differ greatly.

Racial Prejudice in 2012

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The 2012 presidential election campaign has been disappointing. Perhaps the most disappointing thing about this election is that were President Obama white it is likely he would be on his way to a landslide victory.

Economic Signposts to Watch This Fall

Richard Barrington | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business
Richard Barrington

So what type of business conditions will greet Americans this fall? The precise answers to those questions will probably play out over time. But these key economic signposts are likely to help determine them.

Sam Stein

David Axelrod Downplays Bad Jobs News, Says Austan Goolsbee To Play Big Reelection Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lost in this week's announcement that Austan Goolsbee, the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, would be leaving the White Hous...

Economic Recovery Will Require More Than Just Confidence And Cash

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Herrington

In order to stimulate growth in the short term, public works projects, national goals like carbon reductions and even perhaps a national specialization, like India has focused on computer technology, are possibilities. At this point it is quite certain that finance is not a specialty about which we can claim preeminence.