The Republican-controlled House passed a Senate spending bill on Wednesday, funding the government for 10 weeks and staving off the threat of a shutdown.
Archives for September 2015
Budget fights over debt limits, sequestration,spending caps, and government shutdowns were messy and chaotic, but it’s hard to argue with the results.
The various 2016 presidential tax plans need to be augmented by long-overdue restrictions on the IRS, which has become and abusive and rogue bureaucracy.
Russian airstrikes hit Syrian opposition targets hours after the Federal Assembly voted to approve a request by President Vladimir Putin for the use force.
The Chicago Business Barometer, the Institute for Supply Management-Chicago’s gauge of Midwest manufacturing activity, fell to 48.7 in September from 54.4.
The ADP National Employment Report released on Wednesday showed U.S. private sector job creation rebounded slightly, adding 200,000 jobs in September.
Good Riddance! The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something.
John Stossel: The world has enough real problems without declaring everyone a “victim.” Bill Clinton says his wife is a victim of a right-wing conspiracy.
The Conference Board on Tuesday said its Consumer Confidence Index unexpectedly increased in September to 103, up from an August reading of 101.3.
Asadullah Khan, 51, and his wife Shazia have been charged in an honor killing in Germany after their 19-year-old daughter Lareeb was shoplifting condoms.