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Moscow won’t admit it, but Russia is at war with Ukraine.
It’s hard to draw any other conclusion from reports that Russian regular forces have moved into eastern Ukraine and are attacking Ukrainian military units amid a flare-up of violence… Continue reading
A top Federal Reserve official said late Wednesday the central bank should start raising short-term interest rates “sooner rather than later” because of a “broad-based” improvement in the economy and job markets.
“We have seen data come in stronger than… Continue reading
“I challenge any lawmaker to live without an income.”
This was the message of President Obama’s press conference this afternoon on his first order of business for 2014: extending insurance for the unemployed.
As Congress went home on December 28th… Continue reading
A top Federal Reserve official suggested Wednesday the government shutdown could move the Fed to delay any pullback in its economic stimulus programs.
“It would be nice if the economy were able to quickly snap back from what’s currently occurring… Continue reading
In the past few weeks, Democrats and Republicans have offered up competing budget proposals—the Democrats in the Senate, the Republicans in the House—to address the nation’s mounting fiscal challenges.
The two budgets are roughly $1 trillion apart on taxes and… Continue reading
Tonight, the president of the United States of America and the leader of the party that won the election in 2012 set forward a strong plan not only for the next four years but the next four decades of American… Continue reading
It goes without saying that President Obama and the Democrats are flying high. The president registered a 60 percent approval rating in an ABC/Washington Post opinion poll out this week, his highest since he took office four years ago. Despite… Continue reading
Oct. 16, 2012: Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney answers a question during the second presidential debate. (AP/Reuters Pool)
By scoring big on the economy, gas prices, and Libya, Romney continued his victorious string of debate wins. He looked more presidential… Continue reading