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Payroll tax cut extension deal could come soon

Feb 14, 2012
After much disagreement, it looks as though House Republicans and Democrats might soon agree to extend the payroll tax cuts, which put a little extra money into our wallets each month.
Posted In: Washington D.C., Unemployment, politics, payroll tax

President Obama to announce 2013 budget

Feb 10, 2012
President Obama unveils his budget for next year on Monday, at a community college just outside of Washington, D.C. But how serious is this executive branch wish list in a gridlocked Washington?
Posted In: President Obama, Washington D.C., politics, federal budget

Rep. Spencer Bachus faces insider trading allegations

Feb 10, 2012
In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.
Posted In: Washington D.C., politics, insider trading, Congress

House GOP introduces version of insider trading bill

Feb 8, 2012
Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'
Posted In: insider trading, politics, Congress, Washington D.C.

President Obama heads to Arizona

Jan 25, 2012
Following his State of the Union address yesterday that focused on job growth, the president heads to Arizona today. We talk to a congressman there about what the president's speech and visit mean for him.
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, Congress

Obama's familiar tagline

Jan 19, 2012
President Obama has released his first TV ad of the 2012 election campaign.
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, 2012 election

Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline plan

Jan 19, 2012
Republicans are claiming that the plan was rejected for political reasons, and TransCanada isn't quite ready to give up yet.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, politics

The economy is a ball and chain around Obama's ankle

Jan 18, 2012
Commentator Todd Buchholz says Americans aren't afraid to fire the president when times are tough.
Posted In: 2012 election, politics

Republicans no shoe-in to retake presidency

Jan 18, 2012
Commentator Jamal Simmons says weak GOP candidates give Obama the edge despite economy.
Posted In: 2012 election, politics

Unemployment will be big issue in S.C. primary

Jan 17, 2012
The two Republican primaries so far this year have been in states with relatively healthy economies. That isn't the case in South Carolina, where presidential hopefuls hit the ballot next.
Posted In: politics, 2012 election, republican primaries, Unemployment

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