Obama Asks For Infrastructure Help In PortMiami SpeechPresident Barack Obama was South Florida Friday hoping to rally support and convince Congress to make larger investments in the United States’ crumbling infrastructure.
Sequestration Looms Large For FloridaBy 11:59 Friday night, the White House will officially have to order the sequestration, a series of across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts that threaten to send the United States back into recession.
Scott Questions Obama's Leadership In Face Of GOP ObstructionFlorida Governor Rick Scott returned to his tea party roots Wednesday when he strangely said that if the sequestration is instituted, it will be because President Barack Obama’s administration, “fails to do its job.”
Sequester Cuts Set To Impose Austerity On Florida & U.S.It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.
Poll Paints Grim Picture For GOPA new nationwide poll from USA Today/Pew Research pulls back the curtain on what the public wants Washington to focus on in 2013 and beyond; and the results couldn’t be worse for many of the positions the Republican Party is taking on major policy issues.
Poll: Two-Thirds Say GOP Not Compromising Enough With Pres. ObamaAs President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans continue to fight over issues from spending to guns, the electorate is backing the president on most issues, according to a new Washington Post poll.
GOP Discussing Default On Debt CeilingThe United States is about to hit its Congressionally mandated debt ceiling and the standoff between Congressional Republicans and the White House is threatening to send the global economy into chaos.
Uncle Sam Takes Bite Out Of PaychecksWhen you get your paycheck on Friday, you may do a double-take at your new take home pay. Millions of Americans will see their paychecks go down after Congressional leaders allowed the payroll tax cut to expire at the beginning of the year.
Platinum Coin Option For Debt Ceiling Picking Up SteamAs Congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama begin to clash over the raising of national debt ceiling, a plan relying on one or two coins save the nation has started to gain momentum.
Get Ready For Less Money In Your PaycheckCongressional leaders are patting themselves on the back Wednesday after finally passing a bill dealing with the fiscal cliff. The bill prevented most tax hikes for middle-class taxpayers, but that doesn’t mean Uncle Sam won’t be taking more out of your paycheck.
Majority Of Millionaires Want To Pay More TaxesCongressional Republicans have spent the better part of the past several months refusing to consider tax increases for those making over a million dollars a year. But a new survey calls into question who exactly the GOP is fighting for.
Poll: Voters Trust Obama More Than Republicans On EconomyAs the debt debate continues to threaten to bring down the American economy and way of life; a new poll found that Obama is the best of the worst when it comes to handling the debt and the economy.