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There are 22 days until the midterm election derby gets under way.
As if voters don't have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in their monthly benefits.
The White House has seen a stunning pre-election exodus of high-level staffers, culminating in the departure over the last two weeks of President Obama's chief of staff and national security adviser.
Democrat Alexi Giannoulias, in a battle for a Senate seat in Illinois, reasserted his commitment Sunday to advancing progressive politics in Washington if elected while trying to distance himself from those same policies, which President Obama has used with limited success in his first two years.
Democrat Alex Giannoulias, in a battle for a Senate seat in Illinois, reasserted his commitment Sunday to advance progressive politics in Washington if elected while trying to distance himself from those same policies, which President Obama has used with limited success in his first two years.
A Democratic women's group is warning voters that a Republican takeover of Congress would mean "a dangerous world."
Earlier this month, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to broaden the powers of the Commerce Department, which will allow it to impose tariffs when another country is deemed to be a "currency manipulator." The move was aimed explicitly at China, which keeps the value of its currency, the yuan, artificially lower than markets would dictate.
House Minority Leader John A. Boehner on Friday hammered President Obama and Democrats for what he called their "job-killing policies," saying that next month's midterm elections would be a "referendum" on the nation's economy and a chance for a fresh start.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is implementing public-private partnerships that benefit our territory and the United States. In the middle of a recession, the territory's leaders should be commended for keeping companies in America, generating significant direct and indirect economic activity, preventing thousands of government layoffs and funding construction of roads and other necessary infrastructure improvements. Yet Naomi Lopez Bauman is attacking our leaders ("Drunk on corporate welfare," Opinion, Sept. 20) as part of a Puerto Rican smear campaign rather than addressing Puerto Rico's own crushing economic problems.