President Barack Obama ratcheted up the pressure yesterday on Republicans to get off their our-way-or -the-highway position in the debt/deficit talks.
Health, education and other human needs programs have endured repeated severe cuts over the years. The California budget that finally passed included still deeper cuts.
What drove the huge outpouring, and what was missing in the lives of many in attendance was the right to a job.
Naki'o made history as the first pet to have a complete set of bionic legs.
Foreign direct investment is an important part of the U.S. economy. Close to six million workers are employed by foreign-owned businesses worth some $3.1 trillion, the White House Council of Economic Advisers reported.
The UAW's Miguel Foster called the area's foreclosure epidemic an "economic and human catastrophe" that is affecting many of his union's members.
The group, comprised of Muslim, Christian and Jewish organizations, called on Congress "to protect poor people from bearing the brunt of budget cuts."
More than a dozen mayors are sponsoring a resolution to end the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and use the savings to pay for job-creating programs in the nation's cities.
DETROIT - They believe that if a negligent slumlord did what he was supposed to, the worst urban blight could be used to generate good jobs.
Republicans claim the budget, which awaits the governor's signature, is groundbreaking. Backbreaking would be more apt.