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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsHappy New Year all. Trying to get back into the work groove after a long holiday season. For those catching up, here are links to my two most recent print columns, a whimsical look ahead at 2013 and a look......
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KickingTiresAs Congress hammered out an overdue budget deal that averted the much-discussed fiscal cliff ??? but kicked the can down the street on larger reforms ??? it's important to note that auto sales played a huge role in propelling the......
The most ironic part of the partisan fight over the "fiscal cliff" is that, if Republicans want Barack Obama to act according to Republican principles, they should encourage the president to do nothing and simply let the country — and the...
WASHINGTON — For the first time since Election Day, President Barack Obama is on the defensive. That's because on March 1, automatic spending cuts ("sequestration") go into effect — $1.2 trillion over 10 years, half from domestic...
WASHINGTON — "The worst-case scenario for us," a leading anti-budget-cuts lobbyist told The Washington Post, "is the sequester hits and nothing bad really happens." Think about that. Worst case? That a government drowning in debt should cut back by...
It's official. President Barack Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John...
WASHINGTON — When it comes to deficit reduction, President Barack Obama may have correctly taken the measure of Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles and U.S. corporate leaders; that's a reason why any deficit deal is more remote than ever. Two and a...
Who are these guys? Barack Obama and his agents are looking more and more like Mitt Romney and the Republicans that Team Obama maligned to win the presidential election. I'm not just talking about last week's gone-viral Oval Office photo of senior...
The nation stands about a third of a chance of avoiding a risky plunge over the fiscal cliff by year end, one of the authors of the U.S. debt-cutting Simpson-Bowles plan told an audience of about 4,000 financial advisers in Chicago tonight. Yet, with...
The perils of looking too far out in the future when it comes to the economy are evident in a Chicago Tribune story that ran Nov. 8, 1928, two days after Herbert Hoover was elected to succeed fellow Republican Calvin Coolidge in the White House. "See...
Typical daily schedule for a member of the United States Congress: •8:30 a.m. — National Wind Energy Association: to discuss wind production tax credit. •10 a.m. — National Association of Manufacturers: to discuss accelerated...
Politics is a game, we all know that. But sometimes the game gets worrisomely dirty. The president has been playing politics and he has been playing dirty. And I, for one, am getting worried. In the dirty game people get hurt and in this game it is all of...
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