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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Everyone in Congress says they want to help create jobs and economic growth.

But federal agencies and government contractors in the private sector, which actually hire people, may find that ironic. They are still in the dark about future funding levels because lawmakers have not said whether they will replace heavy-handed automatic spending cuts set to take effect next year.

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Amid a still struggling economy, more Americans fell below the poverty line last year, according to new census data released Tuesday.

The nation’s poverty rate rose to 15.1% in 2010, its highest level since 1993. About 46.2 million people are considered in need.

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Republicans blocked a measure in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday that would have reauthorized extended unemployment insurance for an additional three months, clearing the way for benefits to lapse if they are not reauthorized by Nov. 30.

Read the Youngstown Business Journal article.

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Ten reasons why politicians, Obama, Congress and the rest, are like the cast of the Jersey Shore.

September 20, 2010

Here are ten (quickly thought of) reasons why politicians, Obama, Congress and the rest, are like the cast of the Jersey Shore. There is no particular order to this list. Politicians including Barack Obama, and the Democrats and Republicans in Congress, our state legislatures, and local governments are like JWOWW, Snookie, the Situation, and the [...]

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Of Politicians and Porcupines: Some political humor

August 30, 2010

What’s the difference between Congress and porcupines? With porcupines, the pricks are on the outside.

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