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Former Ruth’s Chris CEO to Run for U.S. Senate

According to POLITICO, former Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse CEO Craig S. Miller will announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat held by moderate Florida Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday. Miller, 61, plans to declare his candidacy at the Orlando International Airport Tuesday morning at 8 a.m.  He will then make stops in Tampa, Naples, West […]

Republican Rivals Rip Obama on Latest Jobs Report

Michele Bachmann was the first Republican presidential candidate to release a statement earlier today on the latest unemployment numbers. In its bleak jobs report, the Labor Department reported this morning that the U.S. economy created just 18,000 new jobs last month — far below the 80,000-125,000 predicted by economists. It was weakest month for job […]

Republican Rivals Rip Obama on Latest Jobs Report

Republican Rivals Rip Obama on Latest Jobs Report

Michele Bachmann was the first Republican presidential candidate to release a statement earlier today on the latest unemployment numbers. In its bleak jobs report, the Labor Department reported this morning that the U.S. economy created just 18,000 new jobs last month — far below the 80,000-125,000 predicted by economists. It was weakest month for job […]

The Thought of McCotter as President a ‘Bit Scary,’ Says Michigan Newspaper

The Thought of McCotter as President a ‘Bit Scary,’ Says Michigan Newspaper

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan, the latest entrant in the increasingly congested field of GOP presidential contenders, might be a rock star in some conservative circles, but his candidacy for the highest office in the land hasn’t exactly been embraced by his home state newspapers. “The thought of Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Livonia, being president […]

The Thought of McCotter as President a ‘Bit Scary,’ Says Michigan Newspaper

The Thought of McCotter as President a ‘Bit Scary,’ Says Michigan Newspaper

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan, the latest entrant in the increasingly congested field of GOP presidential contenders, might be a rock star in some conservative circles, but his candidacy for the highest office in the land hasn’t exactly been embraced by his home state newspapers. “The thought of Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Livonia, being president […]

Ron Paul Leading in Questionable Texas Primary Poll

Ron Paul Leading in Questionable Texas Primary Poll

The poll asked the question, “If the Texas Republican primary were held today, which presidential candidate would you be most likely to vote for?” Nearly a quarter of the Republicans polled selected libertarian-leaning Congressman Ron Paul, putting him five-points ahead of Texas Governor Rick Perry who is mulling a bid. The catch is that the […]

Democrats Need a 12-Step Recovery Program on Taxes

by Lawrence Kudlow Here’s a question: Why is repealing the Bush tax cuts such a constant obsession for the Democratic Party? Especially the top rates for the most successful earners and small-business entrepreneurs? It seems this is the Democratic answer for every single issue, every problem, every debate. This, of course, saddens me enormously. And […]

Exactly Why Are the Kids Coming Home?

by Froma Harrop The age of “residential adolescence” is upon us, apparently. Nearly 45 percent of adults ages 20 to 24 now live at home with their parents. That’s 1.7 million more than in 2005. Nicholas Retsinas, a real estate expert at Harvard Business School, blames the trend in part on tough times. Jobs are […]