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It adds pressure to share his personal finances. Says it could cost more than 2 million jobs in '13. The predicted pain at the pump has so far failed to materialize. "It's a clown story, bro," he emails to the WSJ. It may explain Romney's silence on a Capitol Hill controversy over this year's manufacturer.
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Reuters | June 04, 2012 | 10:12 AM EDT New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in April for the third time in four months as demand slipped for everything from cars and machinery to computers, the latest worrisome sign for the economic recovery.
Page 1 of 3 | Next Page Show Entire Article US Economy Just Had One of Its Worst Weeks Ever CNBC.com | June 04, 2012 | 01:07 PM EDT June is picking up right where May left off - with a string bad economic news that is among the worst the market has ever seen.
'First Amendment rights can be terminated': When cops, cameras don't mix
The video is chilling, but it's also a sign of the times. "Your First Amendment rights can be terminated," yells the Chicago police officer, caught on video right before arresting two journalists outside a Chicago hospital. One, an NBC News photographer, was led away in handcuffs essentially for taking pictures in a public place.
Is GOP trying to sabotage economy to hurt Obama?
Is GOP trying to sabotage economy to hurt Obama? WASHINGTON (AP) - Are Republican lawmakers deliberately stalling the economic recovery to hurt President Barack Obama's re-election chances? Some top Democrats say yes, pointing to GOP stances on the debt limit and other issues that they claim are causing unnecessary economic anxiety and retarding growth.
Leaked: White House Talking Points On Gay Marriage Flip
Talking Points· The President's personal view is that it's wrong to prevent couples who are in loving, committed relationships, and want to marry, from doing so.· It's no secret the President has gone through some soul-searching on this issue. He's talked to his wife about it, like so many couples do.
Page 1 of 3 | Next Page Show Entire Article Fed Clears Way For Chinese Firms To Buy US Banks CNBC.com | May 09, 2012 | 04:31 PM EDT For the first time in its history the Federal Reserve gave the thumbs upto an acquisition of a U.S.
Case against Marco Rubio for VP grows by $8,000 - Florida - MiamiHerald.com
Sen. Marco Rubio just gave Republican Mitt Romney 8,000 reasons to not pick him as a vice presidential running mate. Rubio's 2010 Senate campaign was fined $8,000 by the Federal Elections Commission, according to a just-released report that said it received "prohibited, excessive and other impermissible contributions totaling $210,173.09."
Marlins Manager Guillen Apologizes for Castro Comment
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen apologized on Saturday for telling a magazine that he loves Fidel Castro, a comment that prompted the team to issue a statement denouncing the Cuban dictator. Guillen told Time magazine that he loves Castro and respects him for staying in power so long.
Hillary Clinton, citing her job, will skip DNC in Charlotte
At the Democratic convention four years ago, her spirited speech helped unite the party behind Barack Obama. And four years from now, many Democrats hope she'll be the White House nominee delegates rally around. But as for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte - Hillary Clinton won't be coming.
3-day Estimated Planetary Kp-index Monitor
Development and negotiations are in progress to add Jeju, Korea (Korea Communications Commission); Canberra, Australia (Geoscience Australia); Ottawa and Meanook, Canada (Geological Survey of Canada). Kp-indices of 5 or greater indicate storm-level geomagnetic activity. Geomagnetic storms have been associated with satellite surface charging and increased atmospheric drag.