Monthly Archives: March 2011

Labor Force Participation Rate Running At 27-Year Lows

We created 192,000 headline jobs in the February employment report. It’s not enough, but it certainly is welcome news and it is heading in the right direction — although too slowly. We also learned from the February report that the unemployment … Continued

Florida’s 2012 Presidential Primary Fight

Florida’s primary is currently scheduled for late January (Jan. 31, 2012), in violation of party rules that stipulate no state can hold a presidential nominating contest before March other than Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. Florida GOP leaders … Continued

Time For Public Broadcasting To Go Private

When presidents of government-funded broadcasting are making more than the president of the United States, it’s time to get the government out of public broadcasting. While executives at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR) are raking … Continued

DCCC Releases List Of 15 Most Vulnerable 2012 House Incumbents

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) noted, though, the list of 2012 U.S. House incumbents could change based on “political circumstances” such as redistricting, members’ opponents or other factors. Rep. Tim Bishop (N.Y.) Rep. Leonard Boswell (Iowa) Rep. Russ Carnahan … Continued