By Joseph Lawler | 11/04/13 10:33 AM
The government shutdown and debt limit fight is in the past, in terms of politics. For the U.S. economy, however, the fallout is yet to be quantified. On Friday, the federal government will release its delayed October jobs report, the biggest early indicator report yet on how much the...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/03/13 12:25 PM
The first month's enrollment numbers for the president's health care law "are not going to be what we want them to be" when they're released later this month, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer acknowledged Sunday morning on ABC's "This Week." Pfeiffer said that President Obama is...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/03/13 11:22 AM
Mitt Romney harshly criticized President Obama's leadership Sunday morning, saying that Obama's "fundamental dishonesty" in promoting his health care law "has really put in peril the whole foundation of his second term." Romney also rejected comparisons between Obamacare and the law he enacted...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/03/13 11:13 AM
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney strongly pushed back Sunday morning against reports that his campaign saw New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as a flawed potential running mate, saying on NBC's "Meet the Press" that "they don't come better than Chris Christie." Romney shook off...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/03/13 10:36 AM
There's no clear way to stop shooters like the one that killed a TSA agent at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul said Sunday morning. The Texas Republican told Candy Crowley on CNN's "State of the Union" that authorities in...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/03/13 10:21 AM
Senator Kelly Ayotte called on President Obama to declare a "time-out" on his health care law Sunday morning, calling the implementation of the law "a mess" and warning that it would be a key issue in the 2014 mid-term elections. "You've seen the problems with the website, but it's much deeper...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/01/13 10:40 AM
U.S. manufacturing grew strongly in October, a sign that the government shutdown and debt limit fight earlier in the month did not derail the tepid-but-resilient private-sector recovery.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/01/13 05:21 AM
You've likely heard by now that college tuition has increased much faster than the rate of inflation year after year. Despite this trend, you can always count on the optimists at the College Board to find a good-news story to tell.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/01/13 05:20 AM
Falling crime rates have been the norm in the U.S. for two decades, but newly released data raise the question of whether the trend is reversing itself. Statistics released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics show that violent crime has risen for two years in a row.
By Joseph Lawler | 10/30/13 02:53 PM
The Federal Reserve announced no significant changes to monetary policy Wednesday afternoon, meaning that its $85 billion a month bond-buying program will remain in place and at its current size for now. No major moves were expected. In a statement released at the end of a two-day meeting of...
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