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CBO: Lost Hours Due To Obamacare Amount To Two-Million Jobs

Posted On February 04, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare will reduce workplace participation by the equivalent of two-million jobs in 2017. The CBO released a report today saying that the healthcare law will cause lower-income workers to limit their hours in order to avoid losing health insurance subsidies. Those lost hours would amount to the…

Republicans Push Obama On Keystone

Posted On February 04, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- House Republicans are increasing pressure on President Obama to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline. In a Capitol news briefing, House Speaker John Boehner said the project will create jobs and lead to energy security for the U.S.   Friday, a State Department assessment raised no serious environmental objections to the…

Christie Aides Face Subpoena Deadline

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Trenton, NJ) -- Aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are facing an afternoon deadline to reply to subpoenas issued by state lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. The state legislature is demanding documents from Christie aides who may have been involved, though some are reportedly requesting more time to reply.. One…

Treasury Secy Says Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised Soon

Posted On February 03, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the federal debt ceiling must be raised soon to avoid the threat of default.   Speaking at a DC forum, Lew said flirting with default threatens the continued good faith and credit of the U.S. government. He argued that raising the debt limit is not about spending…

Autopsy Set For Oscar Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted On February 03, 2014

(New York, NY) -- An autopsy is set for today for Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. The acclaimed actor died in his Manhattan apartment Sunday. Police say there was a needle in his arm when friends found his body. Hoffman's friends had gone to his home when he didn't show up to get his…

  • Pet Patrol

    Hereford cow and calf missing Dillsboro

    Posted on July 13, 2016

    Hereford cow with down turned horns and her 5 month…