Are We Close to a Fiscal Cliff Deal?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Conn Carroll to discuss the latest proposal in the never-ending Fiscal Cliff negotiations, whether Republicans would except a tax hike as part of a deal and if Boehner may lose his speakership.
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This Week in Washington – February 6, 2012
The Obama Administration has to be in shock as a result of the Gallup poll released last week indicating that Obama would lose his re-election according to state-by-state approval ratings. According to Conn Carroll of the Washington Examiner if the election were held today: Obama would lose the 2012 election to the Republican nominee 323 electoral votes to 215. Expect desperation from Senate liberals. Senate Democrats will accelerate | Read More »
Today in Washington – July 22, 2010
So much for President Obama’s promises of economic stimulus. The New York Times reports that moments after the President signed a new law to expand regulation over the financial sector, one business group complained that the new law will discourage job growth. The Business Roundtable complained in a statement that the law “takes our country in the wrong direction” and may discourage investment and job growth, echoing | Read More »
Today in Washington – July 15, 2010
The White House spent yesterday crowing about how many jobs they “saved or created” at a time when they are managing an economy with almost 10% unemployment and destroying jobs in the Gulf of Mexico by banning drilling for 6 months. The AP reports, “Obama has traveled the country telling voters that as bad as things are, they’d be worse without the stimulus. He acknowledges | Read More »