Obama begins Massachusetts vacation after bumpy week
The president goes to Martha's Vineyard for a 10-day break after a multistate fundraising blitz and an uproar over the New York mosque plan.
Democrats are poised to pass a bill today that will provide $26 billion in additional funding to help states cover Medicaid expenses and teacher salaries. To pay for the bill, however, they are accelerating the scale-back of food stamp payments — at a time when a record number of Americans are relying on food stamps
According to the Department of Agriculture, a record 40.8 million Americans were receiving food stamps in May.That's 13% of the population.
Professional investors move into flipping foreclosed homes
Squeezing out amateurs, private equity funds and wealthy individuals are buying distressed properties at public auctions, refurbishing them and selling them for quick profits.
...But there is always September. How is your summer going?