The Senate agreed Tuesday to begin debating a broad plan to put the flailing U.S. Postal Service on firmer financial footing but limit the postmaster general's own proposal to close post offices and cut Saturday delivery service.
President Obama is asking Congress to raise taxes on job creators to pay for his "jobs" bill. On Monday, Mr. Obama said the Joint Select Committee for Deficit Reduction should find another $450 billion in deficit reduction (i.e., tax hikes) to bankroll his American Jobs Act, further impoverishing the nation while doing nothing to alleviate the 9.1 percent unemployment rate.
A once wealthy and politically connected Delaware attorney serving life in prison for killing his mistress who worked in the governor's office has been found dead in his prison cell.