Jan. 2, 2015
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Growth still only 2.7 percent year over year
When the 2.1 percent contraction in the first quarter is taken into account, the economy has only grown at a tepid 2.7 percent rate in the past 12 months.
Cartoon: Teeing off the New Year
What's Obama got in store for 2015?
Lame Duck discontent puts Speaker Boehner in jeopardy
Next week in the Speaker's vote, if 29 Republicans decide that they will not vote for John Boehner to continue as Speaker, he doesn't get to be Speaker unless he convinces a Democrat to vote for him.
Poll: 60 percent of Republicans Want Boehner Out as Speaker
"These numbers are what you would expect from the members of the other party, not Republican voters."