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After a Long Career, Dodd Says “Goodbye” Senator Dodd (D), Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and longest serving Senator in Connecticut’s history, left his coveted office tucked away in the Capitol Building for the last time on January 2, 2011. January 2 marks the last day that Dodd, and the other members of the Senate, will be able to ... Read More
So today the European Union issued its long-awaited statement on whether or not it would bail out Greece. The answer was a clear and unambiguous signal to global financial markets: maybe-kinda-sorta-let’s-see-where-it-goes-from-here-and-then-we’ll-talk. For those who haven’t been keeping score at home, Greece is in quite a bit of financial trouble (much like California), due to government revenue dropping dramatically and spending ... Read More
Follow us as we watch President Obama’s State of the Union! Summary: Obama’s State of the Union Address was reminiscent of his victory speech on the day he was elected. He appealed to voters on all parts of the political spectrum by focusing on issues that are at the forefront of the minds of most Americans. Obama touched on nearly ... Read More