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Though the President’s overall jobs plan has been languishing in a divided Congress, the veteran’s jobs package””including a provision to give companies tax credits for hiring unemployed military veterans and a job-training program for vets””passed the Senate yesterday 94-1.
Is Rick Perry a ‘Scary Guy?’ There was more talk of vaccinating young girls than of saving Social Security at last night’s ‘CNN/Tea Party Express‘ debate, as the GOP candidates-led by an especially vocal Michele Bachmann-leapt on Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the state’s mandating girls get the HPV vaccine. Social Security got its due time, though, when Perry (his rhetoric slightly toned down from last week) called it “a broken system” that politicians were afraid to discuss honestly with the American people, …