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By Lynn Herman On Friday, June 29th, 2012

U.S. Attorney-General Eric Holder Held in Contempt of Congress

Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney-General was found in contempt of Congress on Thursday over his failure to turn over documents related to a failed gun -running probe – the Fast and Furious scandal. Congress has More...

2012 Election
By Lynn Herman On Friday, June 8th, 2012

Gallup: Mormons Favor Romney, Jews Favor Obama

Mormon registered voters overwhelmingly support presidential candidate, of Mormon faith, Mitt Romney, with, 84% saying they would vote for Mitt Romney; compared with 13% who prefer Barack Obama, as opposed to Obama’s More...

By Lynn Herman On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Republican Governor of Wisconsin Will Keep His Job

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker will keep his job after U.S. networks have projected him the winner in a race against Democrat Tom Barrett, and in a victory that comes as a blow for labor unions. The More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, March 8th, 2012

House Lawmakers Okay Jobs Bill

House lawmakers on Thursday wasted no time in passing the JOBS – or Jumpstart Our Business Startups – Act, reported Politico.com. The bill that was promptly passed along with other bills that are aimed at boosting More...

Oil Pipeline
By Lynn Herman On Friday, February 24th, 2012

White House – Obama did not stop Keystone Pipeline

As the national average price for a gallon of gas climbs past $3.91 in San Francisco and one gas station in Washington, D.C. reportedy charging $5.00, President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel construction of More...

Construction Workers
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Pennsylvania Saves Prevailing Wage

Despite a 112-91 majority in the state House of Representatives, Republican leaders were unable to pass the bill on Feb. 16 – which would have lowered construction workers’ paychecks in Pennsylvania. The bill More...

Federal Reserve
By Lynn Herman On Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Republicans Question Bernanke for Fed’s Focus on the Job Market

Republican members of Congress criticized the Federal Reserve on Thursday for working to reduce unemployment and revive the housing market instead of maintaining a single-minded focus on inflation reported the New More...

Obama 2012
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

GOP Senators Say Consumer Agency Chief’s Appointment is Invalid

Republicans say the new rules adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be challenged in court because President Obama appointed Richard Cordray as its director while the Senate was in recess. After More...

By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

President Obama Discusses Jobs at His State of the Union Address

President Obama presented what could be his final State of The Union Address Tuesday. He opened his address by welcoming home the last troops to serve Iraq, mentioning that for the first time in nine years, there More...

Oil Pipeline
By Annie Waldman On Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Obama Administration to Reject Key Stone Pipeline

The Obama Administration Wednesday will formally reject the permit to build the Key Stone Excel Pipeline, multiple sources have told POLITICO. Deputy of State William Burns is expected to make the announcement at More...

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