According to the Wall Street Journal a big data startup called Palantir may be even more valuable than Twitter. ||| San Francisco - Social networking companies such as Twitter and Snapchat may be the media darlings for tech investors...Show More Summary
President Obama has hit the highest disapproval rating since he entered office in a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Fifty-four percent of Americans disapprove of Obama's job performance currently. Previously, the highest disapproval...Show More Summary
Fifty-seven percent of Americans have a positive impression of Pope Francis while just five percent view him negatively, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. That is among the best scores for any public figure and certainly better than most, if not all, cu …
(New York Times): "Capitol leaders agree to a deal on the budget" (The Hill): "Budget deal is sealed"(Roll Call): "Are Republicans preparing to block the Congressional budget deal? (Wall Street Journal): "Poll: Health law hurts president politically" (Greg Sargent): "Another potential boost for Obamacare"
A key Senate Democrat has agreed to withhold his vote for further sanctions on Iran until the Obama administration’s nuclear talks run their course. According to the Wall Street Journal, Senator Tim Johnson said that he agreed with Secretary of State John Kerry that additional sanctions could drive Iranians away from the negotiating table. Show More Summary
Farm Bill Kristina Peterson reported yesterday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “A new five-year farm bill won’t be passed in Congress this year but could be ready in January, lawmakers said Tuesday. “Winter storms kept an employee of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office away from Washington and unable to complete the key cost estimates […]
I'm not super interested in the latest poll results about whether Obama's approval is up or down a point or two, or whether Obamacare is up or down a point or two. It'll all shake out soon enough. But the Wall Street Journal's latest...Show More Summary
A year that began with President Barack Obama riding high after his re-election victory is ending with him in the biggest hole of his presidency. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that more Americans disapprove of the president's job performance than ever before; hal …
The Wall Street Journal misled about a new Supreme Court case that could make it more difficult for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce regulations that would reduce cross-border air pollution, pretending that it was...Show More Summary
Will Leitch chats with former Wall Street Journal “The Numbers Guy” columnist Carl Bialik, who recently joined Nate Silver’s FiveThirty Eight: Will Leitch “You follow web culture the way that I do and I feel like, one of the [reasons] I find myself rooting so hard for you guys [at FiveThirtyEight is] I feel like … Read More
Wall Street Journal | Chicago Tribune | Times Union | Chicago Sun-Times One hundred years ago, a shoe salesman and devoted bowler named Dave Luby started a weekly bowling magazine. “He wasn’t schooled as a journalist, but Luby made … Read more
By Brent Kendall, The Wall Street Journal The Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed course in a closely watched labor case, saying it wouldn't decide an issue related to union organizing.
Five Wall Street Journal staffers are aiming to run at least one mile every day from Thanksgiving through the New Year. They will be blogging once a week to share their experiences.
Photos from the #Mandela memorial: http://t.co/IAWBKDSr4N Obama with Cuban President Raul Castro [Reuters] pic.twitter.com/24BpaY3n8F-- Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) December 10, 2013 As President Obama crossed the stage at Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa Tuesday, he stopped to shake hands with a number of world leaders, including Cuban President Raul Castro.
China Mobile has stated that it will begin taking preorders for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c this coming Thursday, December 12 on its website and at some of its locations in Shanghai, reports The Wall Street Journal. The move was revealed...Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal used a positive jobs report to urge Republican lawmakers to block an extension of unemployment benefits, ignoring the ongoing need for extended benefits and the harm that cutting them would have for the ongoing...Show More Summary
Walter Williams talks sense as usual (emphasis added): Obama's electoral success is truly a remarkable commentary on the goodness of the American people. A 2008 NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll reported "that 17 percent were enthusiastic about Obama being the...
Public approval of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped sharply ever since he championed a controversial bill on state secrets. The Wall Street Journal reports that Abe’s normally high approval ratings, hovering around 60% during his first year in office, took a sharp and sudden 10-point dive according to a poll published on Monday. Show More Summary
Jim Kessler, co-founder of think tank Third Way, helped pen an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal urging Democrats to shy away from the far-left populists making headlines this year. He subsequently admitted that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's statements on Social Security triggered his warning. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal op-ed: The Latest IRS Power Grab: The Left Wants the Disclosure of Private Information About Conservative Donors, by Bradley A. Smith (Former Chair, Federal Election Commission): Six months after the IRS's inspector general revealed that the tax-collection agency had been targeting conservative organizations for added scrutiny and...