The recent fiscal crisis has opened a major rift between the tea party wing of the Republican Party and business groups that traditionally have backed Republicans, with many business leaders now vowing to counter insurgent candidates.
Business Roundtable President John Engler furnishes an all-too-typical defense of the Common Core national curriculum standards, one based on superficial thinking and deception rather than critical analysis ("Common Core can make America competitive," Commentary, July 23.)
Company executives are more optimistic about the business climate over the next six months than they were at the beginning of the year, and plan to increase sales and hiring during that time, a new survey shows.
With election-year politics in the rearview mirror, the business community called Wednesday for a "cease-fire" between the White House and a divided Congress, in hopes that leaders of both parties will come together to deal with the so-called "fiscal cliff" before it's too late.
Barack Obama simply refuses to take responsibility for a weak, jobless economy that's persisted longer than it should have because of his impotent policies over the past three-plus years.
The U.S. business community is facing "an epidemic" of regulatory overreach from the Obama administration that is creating uncertainty for corporate leaders and holding back the economic recovery, a top business leader warned Tuesday.
How often in these stressful times do we wish the late (alas) William F. Buckley Jr. might step forward and speak a word of expostulation or encouragement? Well, that's just the point, you see. He's done it.
The financial reform bill expected to clear Congress this week is chock-full of provisions that have little to do with the financial crisis but cater to the long-standing agendas of labor unions and other Democratic interest groups.