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Ortiz: Let the Economy Decide Your Vote

Alfred Ortiz of Job Creators Network writes in the Hill that voters need only examine their wallets and pocketbooks to determine how to vote in the upcoming midterm elections.

Members of the family-run business of Mole Poblano Asuncion Corp. pose for a photo in their small store in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. They are, standing from left: Canny Rojas, Sally Rojas, Jesse Hernandez, Christina Mora, Franco Hernandez and Candida Fuentes. …

Parker: Helping Small Businesses in a Tight Labor Market

Elaine Parker writes in Real Clear Policy about the policy avenues being pursued in the expanding economy to assure small businesses have competitive access to qualified, skilled workers to fill their growing needs.

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Trump Puerto Rico Debt Wipe-out Crushes Wall Street

Bankrupt Puerto Rico’s bond prices plunged by over 30 percent after the White House confirmed President Donald Trump’s commitment to not bailing out Wall Street speculators who bought Puerto Rican debt.

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America’s Economy Before Obama Versus After Obama

At a press conference in Greece one week after the American voters rejected his legacy at the polls by picking Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, President Obama defended his record, saying that people think he “did a pretty good job” as president.

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EU Unemployment Four Times Official Ten Million Figure

Unemployment across the European Union is officially listed as ten million people, but new figures reveal the real total could be more than four times that amount. Ten million unemployed Europeans constitute around four per cent of the the total

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Gallup: Americans Rate 4-Year College as High as Community College

Are four-year colleges any better than community colleges? Americans don’t think so, according to a new Gallup survey that finds 66 percent of respondents rated the quality of community colleges as “excellent” or “good,” while 70 percent rated four-year colleges the same way.

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Female Unemployment Worse Under President Obama

Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, says the Obama Administration’s policies have disproportionately hurt both main street and women.