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Reuters Report Creates New Headaches for GM
The analysis determined 74 people died in GM car accidents with similarities to the 13 deaths linked to defective ignition switches.
A Presidential Pivot To Immigration - Again
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES REMEMBER IMMIGRATION REFORM? Highlighting one of his top legislative priorities, President Obama today is shifting his focus to immigration reform — again. The president will make his case for comprehensive reform at a White House event at this ...
Meet Jeff Zients: The Man Charged With Fixing Obamacare's Broken Site
When technology -- and bureaucracy -- go awry in the Obama administration, Jeffrey Zients becomes the president's Mr. Fix It. Zients left the Obama administration last April after serving as acting director of the Office of Management and Budget for more than a year, but he was just summoned back
Syria Weighs In On The Markets
Hello everyone I'm tired and is in New York with this morning business report market started in the red this morning fears about a strike on Syria weighing in on investors here at home. Around the world at tell us what. That worry might lead to and break down the top business headlines of the am
Romney Calls on Gingrich to Release Freddie Mac Report
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Mitt Romney for the first time called on former Speaker Newt Gingrich today to release the reports he wrote for Freddie Mac. “Speaker Gingrich worked for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. By the way, didn’t he say he was going to release...
Best New Car Deals on Busiest Shopping Week of Year
Along with retailers who make 10 to 15 percent of their holiday sales the week after Christmas, car dealers are likely to have one of their busiest weeks too. Alec Gutierrez, senior market analyst with Kelley Blue Book, said December sales tend to be either the strongest or close to...
Scholar's Opinion: In Support of the Resolution
Paul Milazzo is an Associate Professor of History at Ohio University. The following paper is in support of the resolution, "There's Too Much Government In My Life" debated on "This Week" on Sunday, Dec. 18. When polls suggest, as Gallup did again recently, that a majority of Americans (64%) think
Coordinated Effort by Central Banks Boosts Stocks
Dow futures were up sharply ahead of the bell on some breaking news it has to do with the coordinated effort from many of the world's largest central banks. Joining me now to discuss this story as well as all the other business headlines is Cali Carlin from Bloomberg TV good morning thanks much for
Biden Misses Being in the Driver’s Seat
What’s the one thing that Joe Biden really hates about being vice president? Not being allowed to get behind the wheel of his beloved 1967 green Corvette. “The Secret Service won’t let me drive it. I’m not allowed to drive anything. It’s the one thing...
The Clunky Past of Alan Kreuger, Obama's Economic Adviser Nominee
Princeton economist Alan Krueger, President Obama's nominee for top White House economic adviser, has drawn fire over his work on the "cash for clunkers" program and controversial academic papers on job creation and health care mandates. Krueger is expected to play a key role in shaping the White