Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his controversial budget repair bill protected the state’s middle class by avoiding layoffs and government expansion that average Wisconsinites would have ended up paying for.
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It’s a rarity to find agreement on both sides of the national political aisle these days, but it seems Atlanta businessman Herman Cain‘s ’9-9-9′ tax plan is a uniting force.
When President Barack Obama addresses the nation and a joint session of Congress to unveil steps for job creation and the economy, there’s only one thing he needs to remember: go big. That’s the advice of U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin and former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.
Iowa Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley Wednesday admonished his Republican congressional colleagues’ support of the payroll tax increase, which Braley says will be a gut-punch to low-income and middle class families.
Fresh from his victory in Nevada and operating on little sleep, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made it clear on a conference call this afternoon that Democrats are willing to compromise with their Republican colleagues — and expect the same attitude from the GOP.
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Today, President Barack Obama defended his economic policies in a rangy, hour-long, town hall–type interview organized and televised by CNBC.