Your Independent News Tips of the Day.
This morning Speaker Boehner said at the RNC headquarters that Obama’s new immigration policy would make a bipartisan immigration policy unlikely. He called the new policy a turn to “the politics of envy and division.”
The NY Times columnist compared Romney’s economic policies to those used in Ireland. Ireland has 14% unemployment, 20% youth unemployment, and no economic growth.
Bailout loans are being directed to the Spanish government prior to them being dispersed to banks. This leaves the country on the hook for their repayment, increases their debt, and drives up their borrowing rate, Collectively these point to the same problem coming back in the future.
In the battleground state of CO, President Obama has a 49-42 lead over GOP hopeful Mitt Romney. 7% of voters chose Gary Johnson, who is drawing more from Romney than Obama.
Ammunition manufacturers have seen sales rise over 10% in the first quarter of 2012. Many point to the uncertainty of gun policy following an election. Another cause could be zombie fascination.
Take a look at the economic trends in a basic graph published by the Atlantic.
In a red state, a Democratic candidate created a TV ad defending the health care law, but said that some things need to get fixed.
64% of likely voters surveyed said they agreed with Obama’s new immigration policy compared to 30% who disagreed. Among Independents, likely voters supported the position by more than 2-to-1.
Of the thousands of bills introduced in this Congress, only 132 have passed. Of those, approximately 20% were setting the official names of post offices. During the last Congress 383 bills were passed.
Senior Advisor for the National Economic Council explains the effects of the President’s refinancing proposal on taxpayers.
The Obama, Putin meeting took place as a sidecard during the G-20 conferences being held in Los Cabos Mexico. The two leaders aren’t known for being friendly toward one another, IVN has the story of why and points covered.