WASHINGTON (UPI) — The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate crept up to 6.7 percent from 6.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Employment increased in professional and business services and in wholesale trade but declined in the information sector, the bureau said Friday. Employment figures for the last […]
AUSTIN, Texas (UPI) — National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who is living as a fugitive in Russia, will speak by teleconference to the South by Southwest festival in Austin on Monday. Snowden, who fled the United States last June with thousands of secret documents, will participate in a discussion and answer audience questions in […]
PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) — A Gallup poll indicted 55 percent of uninsured Americans said they’d buy insurance rather than pay a fine, but views of the healthcare policy remain negative. The Gallup survey was released Friday, a day after another study indicated the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, wasn’t achieving its primary goal […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) apologized to Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) for cutting him off during a hearing on alleged Internal Revenue Service abuses. “I could have offered to reopen the hearing and allowed him to make a second statement. As chairman, I should have been much more sensitive to the […]
All eyes are on Barack Obama as the situation in Ukraine intensifies. And for some reason, Jimmy Carter’s name keeps coming up. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal apologized for saying Carter was the worst President in his lifetime. “President Obama has proven me wrong,” Jindal said.
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. The U.S. economy added a solid 175,000 jobs in February, despite harsh winter weather that many analysts expected would curtail hiring, according to government data released Friday morning. Source: The Washington Post A […]
The 2014 iteration of the Conservative Political Action Conference is off and running. Personal Liberty is there, with a roundup of the themes and trends to take away from opening speakers Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Marco Rubio, Mike Lee and more. What will Day Two bring?
Should Senator John McCain seek another Senate term in 2016, all that matters, perhaps, is that he’s popular inside his State. But according to a new poll, McCain is now the least popular Senator in America. If he doesn’t recover, will McCain finally bow out gracefully?
While campaigning in 2008, President Barack Obama promised that Americans’ energy bills would “skyrocket” under his term. Now we know what he meant. Families, manufacturers and businesses will be out more than $2 trillion over the next 25 years.
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