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Graham: Without immigration, GOP to fail in 2016
Republicans are “in a demographic death spiral” and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
Published on 06/16/13
Scott among GOP governors battling own party on healthcare
It's Republican vs. Republican in the latest round of political battles over health care.
Published on 06/01/13
Treasury officials told of IRS probe in June 2012
Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a Treasury inspector general said F...
Published on 05/17/13
Unemployment falls in 40 states, rises in three
Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The declines show the job market is improving throughout most of the country.
Published on 05/17/13
U.S. retail sales edge up 0.1% in April
Americans increased their spending in April at retail businesses, buying more cars and clothes after cutting purchases sharply in March. The rebound suggests consumers may help boost growth again in the April-June quarter.
Published on 05/13/13
State Department sought to change Benghazi talking points
Senior State Department officials pressed for changes in the talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used after the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya last September, expressing concerns that Congr...
Published on 05/10/13
Ex-diplomat details attack on Benghazi at hearing
House hearing produces no major revelations but revives partisan bickering on issue.
Published on 05/09/13
Boston chief wasn't told FBI got Tsarnaev warning
FBI agents did not tell Boston police they had receiving warnings from Russia's government in 2011 about suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and had performed a cursory investigation, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis ...
Published on 05/09/13
FDA inspection triggers recall at St. Pete pharmacy
Doctors and pharmacists were warned to avoid drugs made by The Compounding Shop due to potential safety problems uncovered by health inspectors.
Published on 05/08/13
U.S. unemployment rate at 7.5%; 165,000 jobs added
U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent.
Published on 05/03/13
U.S. home prices up 9.3%, most in nearly seven years
Tampa was just above the national level, showing a 10 percent increase in the past year after a 0.6 percent rise from January to February.
Published on 04/30/13
U.S. economy accelerates at 2.5% in first quarter
U.S. economic growth accelerated to an annual rate of 2.5 percent from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. Government spending fell, though, and tax increases and federal...
Published on 04/26/13
Bill to end airport delays headed for House vote
Legislation to end furloughs of air traffic controllers and delays for millions of travelers is headed to a House vote after a dark-of-night vote in the Senate that took place after most lawmakers had left the Capitol for a...
Published on 04/26/13
Poll: Aging U.S. in denial about long-term care need
We're in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older and are taking few steps to get ready.
Published on 04/24/13