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Lies, Damn Lies and ObamaCare

Last week I was informed by the agent who handles my firm’s health-care insurance that, come 2014, our group plan will be cancelled and replaced with an ObamaCare plan.<p>Never mind that President Obama, his spokespeople, and Democratic Congressional leaders all stated over and over that Americans …

Lockheed Martin to Slice 4,000 Jobs in Response to Defense Cuts

Lockheed Martin (LMT) announced plans on Thursday to axe 4,000 people and vacate certain leased facilities in California, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Arizona as it looks to manage expenses in the face of government spending cuts.<p>Headcount will be impacted in its Information Systems & Global Solutions, …

ObamaCare’s Progress Report Week 7

The Affordable Care Act experienced two major markers in its seventh week of open enrollment season: enrollee numbers for the first month and a fix from the president for the millions of Americans receiving policy cancellation letters.<p>Enrollment stats were disappointing with 106,185 Americans …

U.S. justices agree to hear Halliburton securities class action

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to revisit a securities class action case against Halliburton that could have major implications for the future of such lawsuits.<p>Shareholders led by the Erica P. Johns Fund Inc claimed Halliburton understated its asbestos liabilities while overstating …

JPM Offers to Pay $4.5B in Mortgage Securities Deal: Report

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) said on Friday it has agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities before the collapse of the U.S. housing market.<p>The bank reached the agreement with 21 institutional investors in 330 residential mortgage-backed …

Geithner Heads to Private Equity, Joins Warburg Pincus

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in a press release Saturday, announced he’s heading into the private equity sector.<p>Geithner joins Warburg Pincus as president and managing director starting full-time in March 2014.<p>“We are excited to welcome Tim to Warbug Pincus,” Warbug’s co-chief …

House Republicans introduce resolution to impeach Attorney General Holder

A group of congressional Republicans introduced a resolution Thursday to call for the impeachment of Attorney General Eric Holder, alleging Holder had committed “high crimes and misdemeanors” during his tenure as head of the Justice Department.<p>The resolution was introduced by Rep. Pete Olson, …

Twitter mocks Obama’s endless presser

<i>Politicians, operatives, White House officials, members of Congress—along with some snark artists—are debating, attacking, defending and kibitzing around the clock on Twitter. It’s a nonstop forum that is helping shape the political conversation. In this daily feature, @laurenashburn picks some of</i> …

IRS mistakenly sent 'sensitive taxpayer data' to California small business

The IRS mistakenly sent “sensitive taxpayer data” intended for a California accountant to a nearby small business in September, exposing one man’s Social Security number, wage and tax information and third-party network payments, FoxNews.com has learned.<p>The 10-page document, dated Sept. 10, was …

Holder takes aim at 3-D guns, calls for renewal of metal detection law

Calling 3-D plastic guns an “extremely serious problem,” Attorney General Eric Holder called on Congress to renew a law that requires all firearms to be subject to metal detection.<p>The Undetectable Firearms Act, a law first enacted in 1988 and then reauthorized in 2003, makes it illegal to …

Seattle voters elect socialist to city council

Seattle voters have elected a socialist to city council for the first time in modern history.<p>Kshama Sawant's lead continued to grow on Friday, prompting 16-year incumbent Richard Conlin to concede.<p>Even in this liberal city, Sawant's win has surprised many here. Conlin was backed by the city's …

Obama's fix for canceled insurance policies could raise costs, experts warn

President Obama's proposal to allow insurance companies to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled under the federal health care law could lead to an increase in premiums, according to insurance industry experts and state regulators.<p>America's Health Insurance Plans, the main …

CIA personnel asked to sign additional non-disclosure form after Benghazi attack

At least five CIA personnel, including government contractors, were asked to sign a second non-disclosure agreement after the Benghazi terrorist attack, Fox News has learned.<p>While the three-page NDA, obtained by Fox News, does not contain specific references to the 2012 attack which killed four …

Populist wave, push from left keeps alive talk about Warren, not Clinton, in 2016

The widespread speculation this week on whether Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren could upstage Hillary Clinton’s “coronation” as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has rankled fellow party members but appears just fine with Republicans.<p>Republicans suggest that Warren, among the Senate’s …

MSNBC suspends Alec Baldwin's talk show; Actor apologizes again for anti-gay slurs

Alec Baldwin has issued a contrite apology for his nasty tirades this week. It hasn’t been a great week for the “Blue Jasmine” actor. He has had to deal with a messy court case involving an alleged stalker, he was videotaped hurling anti-gay slurs at photographers and MSNBC announced that they are …

AG Holder asks for appeal in Fast and Furious case holding him in contempt

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to appeal a recent judge’s ruling that allows the House to continue with its contempt case, related to Holder’s refusal to turn over documents concerning the Justice Department’s failed Operation Fast and Furious gun-tracking program.<p>Holder made the request Friday …

Dems divided over insurance plan fix despite Obama assurances

President Obama's bid to use an administrative fix to reverse millions of insurance cancellation notices has failed to stop panicked Democrats from pursuing legislation that would go even further.<p>The president's announcement on Thursday was aimed in part at easing the concerns of House Democrats, …