Browsing Month September, 2011

ELECTION 2012: GOP presidential debate in Arizona set for Dec. 1 – AP

By at September 29, 2011 | 10:45 pm

ELECTION 2012: GOP presidential debate in Arizona set for Dec. 1 – AP

PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says a Republican presidential debate has been scheduled in the state for Dec. 1. Brewer said Thursday that CNN will televise the debate, which will highlight Southwestern issues and give Arizona voters a close-up look at the ... Go To Article

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ECONOMY::STEPHEN MOORE: Flat Is the New Fair – WSJ.com

By at September 29, 2011 | 10:08 pm

ECONOMY::STEPHEN MOORE: Flat Is the New Fair – WSJ.com

'Suddenly, liberal Democrats are making the same argument about the tax code that I've been making for 20 years," laughs former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey. "Welcome to the party." Mr. Armey, who along with Steve Forbes has been the torch bearer for the flat tax since the early 1990s, believes that the latest applause line from President Obama that ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012-BYRON YORK::Cain’s 9-9-9 plan sounds good; will it work?

By at September 29, 2011 | 6:16 pm

ELECTION 2012-BYRON YORK::Cain’s 9-9-9 plan sounds good; will it work?

Susan Burnett, center, and Kathy Zavadil, left, both from St. Petersburg, Fla., walk past Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's bus, outside the Belleair Country Club in Belleair, Fla., on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011. The pair drove up from St. Petersburg to hear Cain speak about his economic plan, but Cain, citing illness, was a no-show. (AP Photo/St. Petersburg ... Go To Article

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SUPREME COURT::BREAKING: OBAMACARE decision likely by June 2012 | WASH Ex

By at September 29, 2011 | 4:29 pm

SUPREME COURT::BREAKING: OBAMACARE decision likely by June 2012 | WASH Ex

Breaking: Obamacare decision likely by June 2012 byKen Klukowski Things have changed on Obamacare since my last post this morning. As of this morning, I had received DOJ’s cert petition to the Supreme Court asking the justices to take the Obamacare mega-case involving 26 states and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). I also received the ... Go To Article

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ENERGY::GOP’s Solyndra probe threatens to ensnare Energy Secretary Chu – Hill

By at September 29, 2011 | 4:22 pm

ENERGY::GOP’s Solyndra probe threatens to ensnare Energy Secretary Chu – Hill

The controversy over a $535 million loan guarantee to the now-bankrupt California solar firm Solyndra is threatening to dim the star of Energy Secretary Steven Chu, a physicist and Nobel Prize winner who had, until now, rarely been thrust into the political spotlight. Republican lawmakers have set their sights on Chu, who for three years has managed to avoid being ... Go To Article

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CONGRESS::Hey, big spender – Washington Times

By at September 29, 2011 | 1:00 pm

CONGRESS::Hey, big spender – Washington Times

At the stroke of midnight Friday, the fiscal year ends. When the final numbers are in, the government will have grown larger. Despite politicians spouting off about tough cuts, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported federal outlays have gone up by $118 billion through August. America is barreling over the cliff into bankruptcy, but Washington isn’t willing to ... Go To Article

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ECONOMY::Exclusive: SEC acknowledges challenges in credit-rating probes | Reuters

By at September 29, 2011 | 12:45 pm

ECONOMY::Exclusive: SEC acknowledges challenges in credit-rating probes | Reuters

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) -The Securities and Exchange Commission faces hurdles proving wrongdoing at credit-rating agencies, the SEC's enforcement chief said in an interview shortly after it was learned that his office may sue Standard & Poor's for breaking securities ... Go To Article

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IMMIGRATION::Obama administration widens challenges to state immigration laws – WashPo

By at September 29, 2011 | 12:33 pm

IMMIGRATION::Obama administration widens challenges to state immigration laws – WashPo

The Obama administration is escalating its crackdown on tough immigration laws, with lawyers reviewing four new state statutes to determine whether the federal government will take the extraordinary step of challenging the measures in court. Justice Department attorneys have sued Arizona and Alabama, where a federal judge on Wednesday allowed key parts of that ... Go To Article

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CRONY CAPITALISM: $737 Million Green Jobs Loan Given to Nancy Pelosi’s Brother-In-Law

By at September 29, 2011 | 11:42 am

CRONY CAPITALISM: $737 Million Green Jobs Loan Given to Nancy Pelosi’s Brother-In-Law

Despite the growing Solyndra scandal, yesterday the Department of Energy approved $1 billion in new loans to green energy companies -- including a $737 million loan guarantee to a company known as ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012::PERRY says he’d stop drug trafficking, violence – AP

By at September 29, 2011 | 11:15 am

ELECTION 2012::PERRY says he’d stop drug trafficking, violence – AP

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is defending his policy of allowing tuition assistance for illegal immigrants at state colleges and universities, saying the lack of a cohesive federal immigration policy forced his hand. Perry tells CNBC in an interview that "we need to have an immigration policy that's ... Go To Article

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