Joe Miller Reveals New Details About Ethics Breach

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller has acknoledged that he was once disciplined for violating policy while he worked as a local government attorney. The admission came Sunday night in an Anchorage debate with two rivals followed a judge’s order that his personnel file from his time at the Fairbanks North Star […]

Joe Manchin Not Endorsing Harry Reid for Leader, Obama for President

Gov. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, declined over the weekend to endorse Barack Obama for a second term for president or Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) as Senate majority leader in interviews with Politics Daily. “That’s such a hypothetical thing, but basically I think there’s two more years that have […]

Paul Krugman: Obama’s Economic Policy Failed To Deliver

If Democrats do as badly as expected in next week’s elections, pundits will rush to interpret the results as a referendum on ideology. President Obama moved too far to the left, most will say, even though his actual program — a health care plan very similar to past Republican proposals, a fiscal stimulus that consisted […]

Senate unlikely to follow House on yuan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Senate is unlikely to take up pending China currency legislation following a weekend promise by the Group of 20 economic powers to shun currency devaluations for trade advantage, analysts said on Sunday. Read the full story from Reuters

Struggling Americans to candidates: Fix the economy, stupid

Struggling Americans to candidates: Fix the economy, stupid

Boarded-up homes and empty storefronts dot the once-prosperous town of Elkhart, Indiana, where those still struggling to recover from the economic collapse of 2008 have a simple message for politicians ahead of key mid-term elections: fix the economy, stupid. While the worst economic downturn to strike the United States since the Great Depression may have […]