Senate to vote Thursday on rest of bailout

” (CNN) — The Senate will vote Thursday on whether the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package is released, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said late Wednesday. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout funds. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout […]

Text of Barack Obama’s Weekly Radio Address — December 6

Good morning. Yesterday, we received another painful reminder of the serious economic challenge our country is facing when we learned that 533,000 jobs were lost in November alone, the single worst month of job loss in over three decades. That puts the total number of jobs lost in this recession at nearly 2 million. But […]

Must Read Op-ED’s — Monday, October 20

One thing is clear today, the economy is slipping off the pages of the Op-Ed;s, and the re-emergence of a referendum on Barack Obama has returned.   This is not good news for the democratic ticket.  Meanwhile, there is no so good news for the McCaini ticket as conservative opinion writer, Peggy Noonan continues to question […]

Bailout? What bailout.

See the voting record of your representatives on the latest bailout bill. Was this bill being voted against economical or politically motivated? It is a difficult one to answer, however what we can see is the quick response to finger pointing that has occurred on both sides, and the immediate market reaction. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2008/roll674.xml http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/09/29/bailout.rollcall.0929.pdf