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Self-employed workers can reduce health insurance costs
There are lots of advantages to working for yourself. You don’t have to endure soul-scorching commutes or mindless meetings. And if the weather is unseasonably warm, you can take the day off. There are drawbacks, too. You don’t get paid vacation or sick leave. Days are often long and lonely. And
The Note: GOP Losing Ground In Battle Over Deficit
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER As Congress and the White House struggle to cobble together a budget deal, Americans don't feel particularly confident that either side has the right answers. In a new ABC News/Washington Post poll out today,...
After more than two years of economic turmoil 2010 ended with glimmers of positive news for the economy. Holiday sales were up five point 5% over 2009 beating expectations. Stocks were also headed in the right direction the Dow ended the year up 11%. The NASDAQ almost 17%. The unemployment rate is
The annual look at the top trends in small business
It's that time of year when I take my annual look at the top 10 trends in small business. One thing I am happy to report is that, unlike the last two years, the state of the economy does not dominate the list. Indeed, while the economy does make an appearance, it does not top the charts as it did
Tim Kaine on Mid-Term Elections
The DNC chairman sits down with ABC News' Christiane Amanpour on "This Week."
'This Week' Transcript: Tim Kaine
AMANPOUR: Hello again, everyone. It's nine days until the election. Early voting is under way in more than half the states and there's talk of waves and cultural shifts, but the fact is, many House and Senate races are simply too close to call. We're joined now by the head of the Democratic
ABC News Illinois Senate Debate: Transcript Part I
Here is part one of the transcript for ABC News’ Illinois Senate debate on October 19, 2010: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Good evening and welcome. It’s great to be here in Chicago for tonight’s Senate Debate. And the race could not be...
Illinois Senate Candidates State Their Cases
Congressman Kirk and Senator Giannoulias open the debate with their remarks.