Crossroads GPS charges into House race
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 10:19 YouTube/Screenshot With this ad targeting Rep. Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., Crossroads GPS is now active at all levels of the national election. Crossroads GPS , a conservative nonprofit outside spending group, began a $2.3 million ad campaign Wednesday, including the Crossroads network’s first reported foray into congressional races and ads in four tightly contested Senate races. With its entry into the House race, Crossroads is now active at all levels of the national election. This campaign is part of a larger $10 million-plus offensive from Republican strategist Karl Rove’s Crossroads network that began this week. Super PAC American Crossroads just announced an $8.8 million campaign targeting President Barack Obama. Crossroads GPS’ ads target Senate races in Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Wisconsin as well as New York’s 1st Congressional District, where Republicans are trying to oust Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop: “ Number One ” opposes ...
United States: "Dear Colleague . . . " - Fisher & Phillips LLP
With that disarming salutation, a little over a year ago Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced new Department of Education mandates, issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, to eliminate sexual assault on American campuses.
Found more than 1 month ago on channel Mondaq
Video: Panetta: We don't have to choose between national, fiscal security
During an address on defense priorities to the Center for a New American Security, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expresses the need to balance defense priorities with fiscal priorities, saying he does not believe that "we have to choose between our national security and our fiscal security."
Found more than 1 month ago on channel CBS
US: Hackers in Iran responsible for cyberattacks
WASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities believe that Iranian-based hackers were responsible for cyberattacks that devastated Persian Gulf oil and gas companies, a former U.S. government official said. Just hours later, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the cyberthreat from Iran has grown, and he declared that the Pentagon is prepared to take action if American is threatened by a computer-based assault....
Could the jobs statistics be rigged?
Friday, October 5, 2012 - 13:46 MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Unemployed Americans line up to speak with a prospective employers. The Department of Labor reported today that the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, and the number of people reporting they have jobs rose by a surprisingly high 873,000. And within nanoseconds, there was political controversy. Specifically, former GE CEO Jack Welch tweeted this: @jack_welch “Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can't debate so change numbers” And then conservative pundits piled on, with multiple accusations that the numbers are too good to be true and must have been influenced or manipulated by the White House for political gain after the president’s poor debate performance. The office of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis offered this statement: “I’m insulted when I hear accusations of any foul play because we have a very professional civil service organization with the top economists working ...