In the coming months, rhetorical promises will increase and the likelihood of action to protect the economy will decrease. Congress and the president are headed into the election season without a plan to avert what has been deemed “the fiscal cliff,” which, according to a number of sources, may be behind the slow hiring and faltering recovery.
Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, joins Mid-Mornings with Ernie Brown on America's Radio News Network to discuss the results of a national poll from Public Notice showing most Americans believe the country is on the wrong track.
Cuts to the defense budget could mean trouble for lawmakers from districts with lots of defense-related jobs. Can we afford to pick and choose cuts? Plus, will the recent weak jobs report pressure Congress to take more action in the upcoming election?
Last week Scott Walker won the Wisconsin recall election, and the president got off-track saying private sector is doing ok. What are the implications for the presidential election? Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, discusses on Mid-Mornings with Ernie Brown on America's Radio News Network.
The results of a new poll from Public Notice show Americans are very worried about both the economic direction of the country and their own personal financial situation. With such a dire financial crisis at hand, can Obama win a re-election? Gretchen Hamel, executive director of Public Notice, discusses on the Sean Hannity Show
Let’s say you’re in the market for a new car. You head to the dealership, where you sit down with a salesman to negotiate what you want and how much it will cost. But arriving at an agreement you thought was satisfactory to both parties, the salesman immediately starts trying to renegotiate the terms of the sale to the dealer’s advantage.