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By Lynn Herman On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama for President

American statesman Colin Powell, retired four-star general in the U.S. Army today endorsed President Barack Obama’s bid for re-election, citing the Democratic president’s efforts to wind down the war in Afghanistan More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Mitt Romney ‘Disappointed’ by Chicago Teachers Union Strike

GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney condemned the Chicago Teachers Union for the strike it launched on Monday. In a statement, Romney said the Teachers Union is turning its back on families relying on Public Schools. Romney More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, June 21st, 2012

House Representatives Committee Votes Along Party Lines to Hold AG Eric Holder in Contempt of Congress

A  US House of Representatives committee has voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The BBC reported Wednesday, that Holder failed to hand over papers relating to More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

US Labor Department Announces Guidance to State Unemployment Insurance Agencies on Implementing Short-time Compensation or ‘Work Sharing’

By The U.S. Department of Labor WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced guidance to state agencies responsible for Unemployment Insurance regarding short-time compensation, commonly referred More...

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By Lynn Herman On Friday, June 8th, 2012

President Obama Discusses Jobs and Economy

In his bid for reelection, President Obama went on the defense Friday at a White House press conference, giving a statement regarding the economy after recent criticism from the Republicans that the dismal jobs More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

U.S. Senate Republicans Block Equal Pay Bill

The GOP today blocked a Democratic bill, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which called for equal pay in the workplace for men and women. Even after President Obama continued to advocate for passage of the Paycheck Fairness More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, June 4th, 2012

President Obama to Congress: “Get to Work”

In his weekly radio address, President Barack Obama urged Congress to act on a package of long-stalled proposals he said would stimulate hiring, citing the sluggish economic growth that let to Friday’s poor unemployment More...

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By Lynn Herman On Friday, May 25th, 2012

Gallup Poll: Professionals Pick Obama; Execs & Business Owners, Romney

A new Gallup poll shows President Barack Obama leading significantly over Presidential nominee Mitt Romney among the 24% of American working voters who are classified as professional, and among the 13% who are service More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Warren Buffett Backs Keystone XL

Business groups in the US strongly support the Keystone XL pipeline approval because it is the key to jobs and economic growth. American business magnate Warren Buffett said this week he supports the Keystone XL More...

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By Annie Waldman On Monday, April 30th, 2012

Gingrich Expected to Drop Out of Presidential Race on Wednesday

Newt Gingrich had been expected to drop out of the Republican presidential race on Tuesday, however he will officially pull out of the race on Wednesday, sources reveal, reports the Daily Mail. President Barack More...

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