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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsHappy New Year all. Trying to get back into the work groove after a long holiday season. For those catching up, here are links to my two most recent print columns, a whimsical look ahead at 2013 and a look......
Tags: Social Security
KickingTiresAs Congress hammered out an overdue budget deal that averted the much-discussed fiscal cliff ??? but kicked the can down the street on larger reforms ??? it's important to note that auto sales played a huge role in propelling the......
— Well, at least we're starting to get the procedure right. Washington has rediscovered the beauty of the boring. It's called "regular order," using the normal, routine, constitutional process to arrive at, for example, a budget. Normal had...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut's latest fiscal crisis roared to the forefront this week with patterns that say a lot about what we can expect to see not just this month or even in the coming year, but for the rest of Dannel P. Malloy's term as governor. The big picture...
Wiser Democratic heads prevailed last week as actress Ashley Judd was nudged out of the race to unseat Mitch McConnell, Kentucky's senior Republican senator. Did the eyes in those heads ever see Judd in "Double Jeopardy," one of the great damsel-in-...
Tags: Ashley Judd, Tea Party Movement, Naomi Judd, Karl Rove, Politics
The most ironic part of the partisan fight over the "fiscal cliff" is that, if Republicans want Barack Obama to act according to Republican principles, they should encourage the president to do nothing and simply let the country — and the...
WASHINGTON — For the first time since Election Day, President Barack Obama is on the defensive. That's because on March 1, automatic spending cuts ("sequestration") go into effect — $1.2 trillion over 10 years, half from domestic...
WASHINGTON — "The worst-case scenario for us," a leading anti-budget-cuts lobbyist told The Washington Post, "is the sequester hits and nothing bad really happens." Think about that. Worst case? That a government drowning in debt should cut back by...
It's official. President Barack Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John...
Who are these guys? Barack Obama and his agents are looking more and more like Mitt Romney and the Republicans that Team Obama maligned to win the presidential election. I'm not just talking about last week's gone-viral Oval Office photo of senior...
The nation stands about a third of a chance of avoiding a risky plunge over the fiscal cliff by year end, one of the authors of the U.S. debt-cutting Simpson-Bowles plan told an audience of about 4,000 financial advisers in Chicago tonight. Yet, with...
Typical daily schedule for a member of the United States Congress: •8:30 a.m. — National Wind Energy Association: to discuss wind production tax credit. •10 a.m. — National Association of Manufacturers: to discuss accelerated...
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