The first part of an economic development program announced Monday by President Obama would bring $50 billion in infrastructure upgrades, but the term 'stimulus' has become associated with big government spending.
At a September 2 Monitor breakfast, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discussed the economic outlook, his union members' feelings about President Obama, and his relations with the Sarah Palin.
Chief economist at Moody's Analytics and cofounder of Economy.com Mark Zandi, at a August 25 Monitor breakfast, discussed the housing market, the odds of the economy slipping back into recession, and what the Obama administration could do to help the economy in the near term.
Following a disastrous candidates’ debate in which Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer blanked out for what must have seemed an eternity, the Republican front-runner has been scrambling to repair the damage – starting with her overstating the nature of carnage along the border.
Insurgent candidates are causing intraparty battles nationwide this election season. But the case of Dan Maes and the Colorado governor race is unique. Republicans are unendorsing him.