Posts tagged as: congress

GOP blocks tax hike on firms moving overseas

GOP blocks tax hike on firms moving overseas

Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

See the rest here: GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.

Philly schools could soon be ‘one-stop location’ for government handouts

Philly schools could soon be ‘one-stop location’ for government handouts

Instead of the welfare office and City Hall, Philadelphia residents may soon be lining up at schools to apply for government benefits.

US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013

US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013

Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.

Obama reportedly weighs cutting back on illegal immigrant deportations

Obama reportedly weighs cutting back on illegal immigrant deportations

President Obama is considering executive actions to reduce the number of illegal immigrant deportations, including issuing work permits to some of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants currently in the U.S., according to a published report.

VA vanishes from the media, even as Congress on the verge of passing reform

VA vanishes from the media, even as Congress on the verge of passing reform

The top negotiators, Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent, and Rep. Jeff Miller, a Florida Republican, have struck a deal that would provide $17 billion to the department to hire more doctors and nurses and build new facilities, and to make it easier to fire bumbling officials.

State Department approved 215 Bill Clinton speeches that earned him $48 million, raising ethics questions

State Department approved 215 Bill Clinton speeches that earned him $48 million, raising ethics questions

A joint investigation by the Washington Examiner and the nonprofit watchdog group Judicial Watch found that former President Clinton gave 215 speeches and earned $48 million while his wife presided over U.S. foreign policy, raising questions about whether the Clintons fulfilled ethics agreements related to the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.

Conservatives Seek Restoration, Not Nostalgia

Conservatives Seek Restoration, Not Nostalgia

Conservatives should look back not with pining, grieving nostalgia but with gratitude and a quest for guidance.

Caroline Glick's Capitol Hill briefing

Caroline Glick's Capitol Hill briefing

Caroline Glick speaks the unfettered truth on Gaza, with passion and urgency.

Log in / Advanced NewsPaper by Gabfire Themes