WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has lost its sterling credit rating. Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s on Friday lowered the nation’s AAA rating for the first time since granting it in 1917. The move came less than a week after a gridlocked Congress finally agreed to spending cuts that would reduce the debt […]
Posted by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on August 02, 2011 Moments ago, the President signed into law a significant bipartisan step forward in getting Washington’s fiscal house in order. Relative to the magnitude of our budget challenges, the spending cuts are modest. But judged against Washington’s dismal track record of fiscal stewardship over […]
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (PA-03) issued the following statement on his vote tonight in support of the revised Budget Control Act of 2011, which passed the House by a vote of 269-161: “Tonight, America turned an important corner. After decades of government growth and out-of-control spending, the debate in Washington has changed […]
Erie’s own Jean Craige Pepper Victor was sworn in today in a ceremony held at the Erie Maritime Museum by US District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin at noon. The museum was an extremely appropriate choice for the ceremony which was to install her as a member to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Her nomination […]
By Ylan Q. Mui and Jon Cohen, Published: July 26 More than a third of Americans now believe that President Obama’s policies are hurting the economy, and confidence in his ability to create jobs is sharply eroding among his base, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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