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What is Behind the Drop in the Unemployment Rate to 8.6%?

December 2, 2011
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The Bureau of Labor statistics announced today that the U.S. labor market added 120 thousand jobs in October and that the unemployment rate dropped from 9% to 8.6%.  The number of jobs added and lost and the unemployment rate often seem to be out of step as adding or losing  jobs can have a...
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Democrats Pave The Way To Repeal Obamacare

October 9, 2011
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President Obama would be surprised to learn that Senate Democrats have paved the way to repeal Obamacare.  Republicans and conservatives have been planning ways to repeal Obamacare and were facing an up hill battle.  However, Senator Reid (D-Nevada) unwittingly gave a gift to those wishing to repeal Obamacare earlier this week. Senator Reid invoked...
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Senate Democrats Block Obama Jobs Bill

October 9, 2011
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Earlier this week, Senate Democrats blocked the passage of the Obama jobs bill.  Lacking support by both Democrats and Republicans, Senator Reid (D-Nevada) used the so-called nuclear option to block Senate Republicans from bringing the Obama jobs bill to a vote. President Obama has been demanding that the congress pass his American Jobs Act. ...
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Senate Republicans Introduce Honest Budget Act

October 5, 2011
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Today, Senate Republicans introduced the Honest Budget Act in an attempt to change the way that the Federal Government budgets and spends money.  Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) introduced the Honest Budget Act to make it harder for Washington to hide and justify spending to make the Federal Government operate...
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Perry Up 11 Points Over Romney

August 16, 2011
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A new Rasmussen poll has Gov. Rick Perry up 11 points over Romney in a nation wide poll.  The poll shows Perry with 29% support from 1,000 likely GOP primary voters.  Romney had 18% with Bachmann finishing third with 13%.  The remaining GOP contenders all came in under 10% each. Perry announced his presidential...
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Pawlenty Drops Out of 2012 Race

August 14, 2011
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This morning the Sunday news shows will be discussing the news that former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2012 race following a disappointing finish at the Ames straw poll. Although the Ames straw poll does not have a roll in officially declaring the nominee for Iowa,...
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Ames Straw Poll Results

August 13, 2011
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The AMES Straw Poll Results are in and Rep. Michele Bachmann came out on top.  Bachmann won by getting about 29% of the 16,892 cast.  Bachmann’s 4,823 vote total narrowly edged out Rep. Ron Paul came in 2nd with 4,671.  Both Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul used their ground organization to come out on top....
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The Bush Tax Cuts Did Not Bankrupt The Country

August 6, 2011
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President Obama, the Democrat party, and the Progressive Left are quick to blame the nation’s economic problems on the “Bush tax cuts for the wealthy”.  President Obama continues to claim that after 3 years in office, the economic failures of the Obama administration are due to the situation he inherited from President Bush.  However,...
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Obama Debt Ceiling Increase Flip Flop

July 30, 2011
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The Obama debt ceiling increase flip flop is being highlighted in a new ad sponsored by Americans For Prosperity.  The 30 second ad outlines the Obama debt ceiling increase flip flop very effectively. In the ad, Senator Obama is quoted as saying “… raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure” on...
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Unemployment Rises to 9.2% in June

July 8, 2011
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The economy continues to signal weakness as unemployment rises to 9.2% in June.  Employers added a net 18,000 jobs falling far below expectations and pushing the unemployment rate up 0.1%. The results fall far below the  7/7 ADP report that had expected unemployment to hold steady at 9.1% with employers adding over 100,000 jobs....
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