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Delta Air Lines Shares Soaring
Cheap fuel, high customer demand boosting Delta Air Lines profit.
John Boehner’s Revenge: How The House Speaker Is Punishing GOP Defectors
Four congressmen who voted against Speaker John Boehner felt the sting from their leader as three have lost plum assignments and one was prevented from sponsoring legislation. There may be more payback on the way that could target the 25 Republicans who voted against Boehner’s reelection. Florida
Japan Dips Back Into Recession
Okay. It's Monday November 17 the markets in New York open at a rate ever this morning negative one point 6%. Tree on Japan's third quarter GDP. With two straight quarters of declining growth the world's third largest economy is now officially in recession. Throwing in doubt all the stimulative
Growing Bipartisan Coalition Urges Obama to Seek Congressional Authorization for Syrian Strike
A growing bipartisan coalition in Congress is coming together to “strongly urge” President Obama “to consult and receive authorization from Congress before ordering the use of U.S. military force in Syria.” In a letter that will be sent to the president later today, Rep. Scott...
Paul Ryan, With Help From Hercules, Tells Colleagues Not to Get Distracted
ABC NEWS’ Shushannah Walshe and John Parkinson report: Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan told olleagues at the House GOP Conference Thursday morning not to get distracted from the party’s efforts to defeat Democrats this fall. But he did not specifically mentioned leaked videos of...
Conservatives Worry Ben Bernanke's Fed Action Could Re-Elect Obama
Some conservatives — not the main policy makers on Capitol Hill, but some popular voices — see a Ben Bernanke-Barack Obama conspiracy in QE3, the Fed’s new action to kick-start the American economy. If not a conspiracy, they at least see Bernanke showing leanings toward...
House Votes On Libya Indicate Little Support for Intervention
Two bipartisan actions in the House of Representatives related to Libya may bode ill for congressional support for the U.S. role in military intervention there. As you may recall, President Obama last Friday signaled to Congress that he would welcome...
Obama Pushes His Budget, Calls GOP Plan 'Wrong for America'
President Obama Calls 2012 Budget Resolution a 'Balanced Approach' to Getting the Country Back on Track
House Passes Paul Ryan Budget Proposal in Partisan Vote
The House passed Budget Chairman Paul Ryan 's 2012 "Path to Prosperity" budget resolution in a divided vote Friday afternoon, slashing trillions from the budget over the next decade but angering Democrats with a controversial plan to transform Medicare . The resolution passed 235-189, with no House
VOTE BREAKDOWN: Congress Passes Bipartisan Deal to Fund Govt, Senate Votes 81-19
ABC News’ John R. Parkinson reports: In a bipartisan vote, 260-167, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the bipartisan agreement reached last week by President Obama, Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to fund the government through...