President Barack Obama will not cooperate in a “partisan fishing expedition” over who knew what and when about revelations that groups seeking tax-exempt status were subject to extra Internal Revenue Service scrutiny.
February 22, 2013 - Helaine Olen has had it with self-proclaimed personal finance gurus offering glib advice. In her new book, "Pound Foolish," she describes how middle-class families are being buried by stagnant wages, and the rising costs of housing, education and health care emergencies. Meanwhile, she argues, the replacement of pensions with 401(k)s means financial firms found millions of new customers, but workers ended up worse off. The "personal finance and investment industrial complex" profit while half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates backed the Obama administration’s handling of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, saying that had he headed the Pentagon at the time he wouldn’t have approved sending a small force into Libya as some critics suggested.
President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to approve more federal spending for technology education, training and jobs, holding up the Austin, Texas, area’s economic boom as an example for the rest of the country.
After working 37 years in the coal mines of West Virginia, Ronny Justice punctuates his sentences with coughs. He lost his job a year ago, leaving him without health insurance just as he’s battling the early stages of black-lung disease.
President Barack Obama will make the first of a series of tours of U.S. towns and cities designed to pressure Congress to move forward on second-term priorities including the expansion of early childhood education and infrastructure spending.
Two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings are prompting renewed debate about how the U.S. should prosecute cases of domestic terrorism and whether the incidents are tied to a broader threat.
Right there on Page 40, in the “Munchies” section, nestled between “pretzels” and “twelve (12) Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups,” is a parenthetical alert so adamant you can’t miss it: “M&M’s,” the text reads, “(WARNING: ABSOLUTELY NO BROWN ONES).”