The Way Forward
Today I join millions across our great nation in breathing a sigh of relief. We nearly are out of the era of bailouts, takeovers, entitlement expansion and big government. The American people have big expectations for a return to the nation our founders envision for us. The voters have entrusted Republicans to lead into a time of prosperity. In return, our promise is to work | Read More »
Failed Policies Prohibit Job Growth
Today, the Labor Department released data showing 95,000 more jobs were lost, resulting in total unemployment for the month of September at 9.6 percent. This means for the 14th month in a row, unemployment is at or above 9.5 percent, a marker not seen since the 1930’s. Additionally, yesterday’s polling by Gallup revealed that unemployment may be worse than what the Labor Department data shows. | Read More »
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One Way to Restore Consumer Confidence
In data released today, the Consumer Confidence Index has dropped to 48.5, its lowest point since February. The National Bureau of Economic Research determined last week that the recession was over in June 2009, but Americans may not be so sure.