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"Sniveling Little Children": Boehner Laments 'Knuckleheads' Within House GOP

Once in a while, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) sounds like a man who isn’t entirely fond of his ostensible followers.

Speaker John Boehner said that he’s got a “few knuckleheads” to deal with, and that’s largely why the Republican majority in the House looks good on paper but doesn’t always pan out with votes. 430 more words


Poor Face Most Pain As Automatic Budget Cuts Take Effect ...

The $85 billion in automatic cuts working their way through the federal budget spare many programs that aid the poorest and most vulnerable Americans, including the Children’s Health Insurance Program and food stamps.

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Speaker(s): Stephen L. Dobrow    

Stephen L. Dobrow, ERPA, APA, CPC is president of Primark Benefits and is a frequent speaker and teacher. A San Francisco native, Stephen entered the retirement field in 1976 and has led Primark Benefits since 1990. 178 more words

National Association For Business Economics

A decade of slow growth?

By Fareed Zakaria

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Every year at Davos, people like me try to get a sense of the mood of the place, take the temperature of people in this frosty mountain resort. 51 more words


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Each state must meet certain criteria to ensure recipients are being encouraged to work themselves out of welfare. The new program is called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). 61 more words


America Says Good Riddance To Middle East Oil Addiction

Within the next thirty years, the U.S. will rely less on oil from Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and more from its own backyard, Canada and Mexico.



Fiscal Cliff Talks Heat Up This Week

Economists have issued dire warnings about a possible recession and a new slump for the jobs market if the cliff isn’t averted before the January 1 deadline.