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Topic - Congressional Budget Office
An employment decline is the much-publicized verdict of the Congressional Budget Office's recent analysis of Obamacare, but increased income inequality is the overlooked threat arising from it.
Even with dissension in his own ranks and in the face of a damning report showing the economic damage of a higher minimum wage, President Obama on Wednesday continued to push the issue and made clear it’ll be a political weapon for Democrats heading into the fall midterm elections.
Mounting a show of support from like-minded governors, President Barack Obama put a spotlight Wednesday on a minimum wage push that Democrats hope will appeal to economically squeezed voters in November's midterm elections.
Brushing aside a recent report that raised red flags about the impact of raising the federal minimum wage, President Obama intends to step up the effort on behalf of one of his top domestic priorities by enlisting four Democratic governors from New England to pressure Congress.
Former President Bill Clinton's aides were concerned early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort, led by his wife, that never passed and a need to "soften" the image of Hillary Rodham Clinton, according to documents released Friday. Mrs. Clinton now is a potential 2016 presidential contender.
Bill Clinton's aides revealed concern early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort led by his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and later about what they saw as a need to soften her image, according to documents released Friday. Mrs. Clinton now is a potential 2016 presidential contender
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal came up with the perfect name for the Obama economy that you'll be hearing a lot during this year's midterm election campaigns.
Following through on a recent pledge, House Democrats announced Tuesday they will start an official petition drive to force a vote to increase the federal minimum wage on the same day Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he would delay a vote on the issue.
Few express opinions different from what they are paid to say, and such is equally true for those who work for government.
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk says if elected he'd work to ditch the state's "flat" income tax rate of 5.2 percent and block future hospital consolidations which he said are driving up health care costs.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Connecticut's two senators are pitching for an increase in the minimum wage.
In "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," the classic 1975 movie, King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table ride toward Camelot (well, there are no horses, just a guy clacking two halves of a coconut shell together).
President Obama's stimulus may have boosted the economy when it passed in 2009, but it's now beginning to take a toll and will soon begin to leave the economy worse off than if it had never passed, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office.
Some key movement on wages came this week, as the Congressional Budget Office released a report this week projecting 500,000 lost jobs if the $10.10 minimum wage goes through, even as Walmart signaled a possible willingness to back the measure.
In a story Feb. 19 about an interview with Sen. Mike Enzi that covered his views on addressing the national debt, The Associated Press reported erroneously a vote by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., on an increase in the debt limit. Barrasso voted against the measure, not for it.