Sunday, February 25, 2018
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Latino Unemployment Dips Slightly Below 10% to Lowest Rate in 4...

Friday's jobs report did show a slight dip in unemployment for Latinos, who have had higher than average unemployment during the recession and recovery....

Obama is Doing Something Right: Taxes, Deficits and Spending

Spending, taxes, and the deficit are all lower today than they were when President Obama assumed office

Obama’s Talk Contradicts the Walk

During the State of the Union, President Obama claimed that he wants to lower corporate taxes to help businesses expand, eliminate unjust bailouts and...

Wealthy Pay More Taxes Under President Obama’s Debt-Reduction Plan

President Barack Obama today unveiled his plan to reduce the debt and deficit by introducing a tax and spending plan with a basis in...

Georgetown vs. China — ‘Friendlies’ Turn Mean and Goodwill Goes Sour

While Vice President Joe Biden was completing his diplomatic trip to China, touching on issues such as human rights and assuring Chinese leaders that...

In Struggle of Ideologies, Obama Chooses to Play the Centrist

Addressing the nation during a press conference this morning, President Barack Obama tried to convey an impression that talks were moving along well while...

No Extortion for Debt Ceiling Vote — Stand Up for Working...

"We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation."  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rarely have...

President Obama Scolds Congress on Debt Ceiling — But is Talk...

Since emerging on the national political stage as a U.S. Senate candidate in 2004 and later during his run for president in 2008, Barack...

GOP Forces Debt Limit Vote, Lays Out Demands for Spending Cuts

In a curious piece of showmanship, the Republican leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday brought to a vote the question of raising the federal debt — knowing that the measure would fail.

Nasty Fight Over Debt Ceiling Brewing

Lawmakers and prognosticators are bracing for some of the biggest fights on Capitol Hill to revolve around the national debt, which reached $14 trillion as of yesterday.