Missouri voters also face a billionaire-funded November ballot initiative that would eliminate the earnings tax in St. Louis and Kansas City.
Republican Party Senate candidates pledged this past week to protect tax loopholes for companies that outsource jobs, according to new media reports.
CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"
Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.
The president came out swinging in a major economic policy speech in Cleveland, Sept. 8, against Republican Party obstructionism.
Blasting his GOP opponent as someone who "only cares about Wall St.," the Ohio governor rallied labor supporters to mobilize for the November elections.
According to Glenn Beck the nations 1.4 million Americans who have been out of work more than 99 weeks are "a bunch of un-American losers."
Despite economic forecasts to the contrary jobless claims rose last week by 12,000 to 500,000, the third straight weekly increase and the first time in nine months that they hit the half-million mark.
A coalition of unions and environmental groups launched a campaign this week to overcome Republican roadblocks to clean energy jobs and climate legislation.
Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.