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Commentator: Illegal immigration hurts the economy

Mar 15, 2012
San Diego resident Nancy Parker says the costs of undocumented immigration outweigh the benefits.
Posted In: Immigration, undocumented, illegal immigration

Higher education key to reviving economy

Mar 15, 2012
Commentator Richard Hernandez says education spurs entrepreneurism and responsible citizenship.

HR specialist worries about 'skills gap' in job market

Mar 14, 2012
Beth Kelly says many employers are ready to hire, but they just can't find people with the right qualifications.
Posted In: hiring, skills gap, Jobs

A closer look at Rick Santorum's economic platform

Mar 13, 2012
The Republican presidential candidate has been quite vague about his stance on a number of economic issues -- what's been his record so far, and what is his personal background?
Posted In: Rick Santorum, 2012 election

Kansas City grandma worries about Medicare

Mar 13, 2012
In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Posted In: Medicare, Health, medicaid

Do voters really care about gas prices?

Mar 13, 2012
The latest Gallup data reveals how important gas prices really are to voters.
Posted In: gas prices

Deficit cutting vs. social spending: Finding a balance

Mar 12, 2012
Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.
Posted In: budget deficit, national debt, social services, government spending

Where the economy popped up on Super Tuesday

Mar 7, 2012
Last night, the Republican presidential candidates all mentioned economic issues in their speeches following the primaries and caucuses in ten states.
Posted In: Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Super Tuesday, Newt Gingrich

Super Tuesday results shed light on economic issues

Mar 7, 2012
Now that Super Tuesday has played out, we're getting a sharper focus on what voters care about most. Six in ten voters considered the economy the top issue.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, GOP, republican primaries, Barack Obama

Economy affects politicians of both parties

Mar 7, 2012
The exit polls coming out of Super Tuesday primaries show Republican voters are focused on the economy -- even as their candidates sparred over everything from contraception to higher education.
Posted In: Republicans, Democrats, republican primaries

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