Bowles-Simpson to Be Reconsidered

On Tuesday, the House will consider the “Require a PLAN Act” (H.R. 444) to force President Barack Obama to submit a proposed date and plan to balance the budget.   On Wednesday, the House will take up amendments to the

Bowles-Simpson to Be Reconsidered

Inspector General: Nepotism Prevalent at Justice Department

The Justice Department’s inspector general found rampant nepotism in Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department.  According to The Hill, the inspector general found “at least seven instances of federal employees engaging in illegal attempts to hire family members at the

Inspector General: Nepotism Prevalent at Justice Department

Clooney, Congressmen to Protest at Sudan Embassy

(AP) Clooney, congressmen to protest at Sudan embassy WASHINGTON Actor George Clooney will highlight a protest planned for Friday at Sudan’s embassy in Washington. The protesters accuse Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, of provoking a humanitarian crisis and blocking food and

We're Better Off Without the 'Build America Bonds'

The municipal bond market is having a tough time today largely in part of looming rumors concerning the expiration of the Build America Bond or ‘BAB’ program. After all, this program was omitted from Obama’s tax deal with Republicans. As