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Obama signs 1st major patent law change since 1952

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President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a major overhaul of the nation’s patent system, a measure designed to ease the way for inventors to bring their products to market. “We can’t afford to drag our feet any longer,” the president said. Passed in a rare display of congressional bipartisanship, the America Invents Act is… Continue Reading Obama signs 1st major patent law change since 1952

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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is calling for lowering the corporate tax rate and eliminating capital gains taxes as part of a plan to try to lift the struggling economy and create jobs. The former Massachusetts governor was detailing 59 specific proposals aimed at fixing the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate, now at 9.1, at… Continue Reading Romney unveils economic plan ahead of Obama speech

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President Barack Obama tapped labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post Monday, rounding out his White House economic team ahead of a highly-anticipated announcement next week on a new jobs initiative. Obama announced Krueger’s nomination to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers in a Rose Garden ceremony Monday morning. The president… Continue Reading Obama rounds out econ team ahead of jobs speech

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Colorado’s position as a key battleground state in the 2012 presidential race comes with a wrinkle neither party seems to like: A freewheeling ballot initiative tradition that could put both legalizing marijuana and gay marriage before voters on Election Day next year. Marijuana activists have begun gathering signatures to ask voters to allow pot for… Continue Reading Pot, marriage could play roles in ’12 Colo. races

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In an NBC “Today Show” interview on June 14, President Barack Obama revealed a stunning degree of ignorance as to how the economy works. Talking about his jobs council and the high level of unemployment, the President declared, “The other thing that happened though, and this goes to the point you were just making, is… Continue Reading What happens when the president doesn’t understand economics?

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Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the military must seek presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy… Continue Reading Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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Responding to critics’ relentless claims, President Barack Obama on Wednesday produced a detailed Hawaii birth certificate in an extraordinary attempt to bury the issue of where he was born and confirm his legitimacy to hold office. He declared, “We do not have time for this kind of silliness.” By going on national TV from the… Continue Reading Obama releases birth form, decries ‘silliness’

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President Barack Obama is promising that his proposed budget will have little impact on most businesses and farmers. He made the comments in an interview with KCNC-TV in Denver aired Monday night. The president said only 2 percent of small businesses earn more than $250,000 and would fall under his tax plan. The interview was… Continue Reading Obama says budget won’t hurt most businesses

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White House: Obama to lay out spending plan

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President Barack Obama and Congress are shifting from short-term budget concerns to debates over the nation’s long-term economic future, and everything – from Medicare and Medicaid cuts to tax hikes for the wealthy – is on the table. Much will be revealed at midweek, when the House and Senate are expected to vote on a… Continue Reading White House: Obama to lay out spending plan

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Health care reform takes root in Colorado

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Portions of the Obama administration’s health care reform law continue to be put in place in Colorado, despite efforts to overturn the act. Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers has joined his counterparts in 25 other states as plaintiffs in a lawsuit opposing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. A Florida judge ruled the entire… Continue Reading Health care reform takes root in Colorado

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