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It's not the vision of a world-class city that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel typically likes to portray.
CHICAGO | It's not the vision of a world class city that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel typically likes to portray.
To a struggling White House, the economy that was supposed to be a political millstone is losing some drag.
When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering: Biden would be …
NEW YORK | Will Washington be the Grinch who stole Christmas?
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly early this morning was on the verge of approving a two-year state budget plan that reduces taxes on Hoosiers by $1.1 billion.
CEDAR LAKE | If Shirley Mudy were in charge of national finances, "fiscal cliff" and "sequestration" would likely not be part of the country's lexicon.
I wonder how many in Congress would have their job if common sense were a prerequisite.
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. | A senior portfolio manager for the MB Financial Bank says he is optimistic the economy will continue to improve, even though the evidence of improvement in recent months has been miniscule.
President Barack Obama, to borrow $2+ trillion from China in 2011, sequestered (set aside) the tax cuts Congress wanted until Jan. 1, 2013.
After subjecting readers and myself to what seemed like endless discussion of the frightful “fiscal cliff,” I was done talking about the incessant shenanigans coming out Washington, D.C.
Why is it that every six months or so the Obama administration warns us of another impending economic disaster? The Great Recession, sequestration, fiscal cliff, debt ceiling -- are all allegedly threatening the livelihood of seniors, veterans, cops, teachers, kids. What’s going on here?
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Offering perspective on today's issues
This administration, the president and the Democratic Senate told us raising taxes on the rich would: 1. Prevent the fiscal cliff. 2. Help eliminate our yearly $1 trillion-plus deficit. 3. Bring down our over $16 trillion debt. With no spending cuts and no budget for more than four years we …
Last year was a roller coaster year for the business community in Northwest Indiana as we were faced with daily headlines touting such economic risks as the fiscal cliff, economic downturns in European countries and the political unrest in the Middle East — not to mention the slow recovery f…
WASHINGTON | The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than expected at a time when the economy is under pressure from Washington gridlock and the threat of government spending cuts.
The economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2012. Such was the headline on Wednesday when the government released its report on total economic activity, a metric know as GDP.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois taxpayers have a few more options to take into consideration this tax season.
A Northwest Indiana economy that has been idling along in neutral for the past year could finally shift into gear within six months, according to the most recent reading from the NWI Leading Index.
Members of The Times Board of Economists said protracted political bickering and media coverage of the so-called fiscal cliff and debt ceiling developments have done little to reduce or remove economic uncertainty.
Enrollments remain strong at local colleges as the economy recovers ever so slowly, with large uncertainties such as the fiscal cliff still looming, according to Micah Pollak, Indiana University Northwest assistant professor of economics.
The media market in Northwest Indiana has proven resilient, with revenues generally up over 2012, according to Leigh Ellis, president of Radio One Communications.
Retailers saw a 2012 holiday shopping season in line with expectations, which have been taken down a notch ever since the 2008 recession and remain that way.
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