The future of gun control and immigration reform, and how effective or meaningful either law ultimately would be, remains uncertain. What is certain is that neither guns nor immigration is a public priority, or even close to one.
The White House will not renew Obama’s jobs council, according to the Associated Press.
America is now a less favorable place to invest and start businesses, according to recent rankings of 144 countries by the Legatum Institute; and the president’s tax plans threaten to make America even less competitive.
The amount of student debt has increased to record levels during President Obama’s administration despite longstanding promises to tackle the problem, according to a report by the College Board Advocacy and Policy Center.
In a speech in Iowa Friday afternoon, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney outlined his agenda to revitalize the American economy and slammed President Barack Obama’s campaign and leadership.
This week alone, the following troubling indicators were announced: Second quarter economy growth was revised down to 1.3 percent from 1.7 percent, durable goods orders fell more than 13 percent in August, and personal incomes rose just 0.1 percent last month—less than expected.
The United States ranked 18th in a recent study on worldwide economic freedom, falling behind countries such as Finland, Chile, Mauritius, and Qatar.
An unemployed North Carolina woman who could not afford to fix her car biked 26 miles to apply for a job.
A report from the Congressional Budget Office today showed that over the last three months more Americans have begun receiving Social Security Disability Insurance than have found jobs.