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Stocks fall post-Election and pre-Cliff

U.S. stocks plunged nearly 2.5% Wednesday, the day after the 2012 Presidential and Congressional elections, to their lowest levels in three months. 581 more words


AP: Obama wins re-election

Published November 6, 2012 at 10:39 p.m.
Updated November 6, 2012 at 11 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions. 1,751 more words


The Political Economy of Paul Ryan

By Francis McLoughlin

Let me begin with a little character assassination. Not only is Paul Ryan, the GOP’s Vice Presidential candidate, not a profound political thinker, he is —shockingly— thoroughly unprincipled. 2,502 more words


America Cannot Afford Romney

By Mitchell Goff


With mere weeks left on the countdown timer until election night, the US Presidential race is nearing its closing lap, and what a journey around the track it has been. 996 more words


Our long national nightmare is over

No, we are not predicting who will win today’s presidential election, only that the barrage of vicious political advertising is about to come to an end (for at least another 18 months until the 2014 mid-term elections begin to come into view). 611 more words


Stocks close with modest gains as U.S. prepares to vote

U.S. stocks closed Monday with modest gains on the last day of trading before tomorrow’s presidential election, which most observers and polls believe is still too close to call. 558 more words


U.S. 2012 Elections - Not Just Two Sides

Opposing abortion on demand does not mean that United States conservatives get to claim whatever they want about the free market ideology many share. On the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Mary Anastasia O’Grady compares Cuba and the United States’ or the free market’s capability to respond to “natural disasters” in the… 1,971 more words