Binders full of women: Of course politicians have them, along with binders full of any kind of potential appointees. Wouldn't we crucify Romney – or Obama, for that matter – if he didn't have lists of women? The important thing is what's done with the lists of women – let's focus on that.
The seasonal decline in gas prices is later than usual. So, while the national average retail price is down to $3.72, that's still a record for gas prices this time of year.
The consumer price index jumped only 0.6 percent last month, despite a 7 percent increase in gas prices. High gas prices have taken its toll on consumers this year.
The top 10 cities for working moms include New Orleans and Hartford, Conn., with three cities from Ohio on the list. Forbes Magazine crunched the numbers to figure out which areas were best by ranking highest job opportunities, cost of childcare, crime rates, healthcare, earning potential, cost of living and even commute times.
Official figures say 46 million Americans live in poverty. Beyond that, there's little about poverty that Americans can agree on.
Better-than-expected employment numbers from September's jobs report was a relief for the White House, Reich writes. But the economy is still growing too slowly.
Retired GE CEO Jack Welch saw Friday's jobs report, with its 7.8 percent unemployment rate, as 'unbelievable.' Others on the right piled on, suggesting Obama administration tampering. But the jobs number in question has been known to vary widely month to month.