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Senator Heidi Heitkamp Cracks Testicle Joke On National Television

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Cracks Testicle Joke On National Television

Senator Heidi Heitkamp was on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning, and has her segment was closing out co-host Joe Kernen said he was going to Scotland to play golf. He mentions that he’ll wear a kilt. “Watch when I mark my ball,” he says. “Which one?” asks Heitkamp. Which prompts this reaction from Kernen. Gross.

Obamacare Means Less Hiring For Small Businesses, Shorter Work Weeks For Big Businesses

“There are no good options for these businesses that are at or near that 50 employee threshold,” the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ Kevin Kuhlman explained to CNBC. “They either have to reduce hours, prevent growth and expansion, or move to a more temporary workforce. None of these choices are good.” Kuhlman is talking about

It Will Take At Least 6 More Years To Get Unemployment To 6.5%

Remember when George W. Bush was President and the media considered an unemployment rate over 5% to be sign of a terrible economy? Well according to two new analysis of our current economy, it may take at least six more years for the nation to get to 6.5% unemployment. The most important part of the

Wells Fargo CEO: Get The Government Out Of The Home Mortgage Business

“If it wasn’t for Fannie and Freddie, [the mortgage crisis] would have been a small problem,” Wells Fargo CEO Richard Kovacevich told CNBC today. “Fannie and Freddie and other government agencies guaranteed 70 percent of those mortgages.” He’s right, of course, though Fannie and Freddie’s market penetration when far beyond that. At the time of

States Poaching Jobs From Big-Government California

This is the genius of federalism, which allows states to compete with one another in terms of policy, at work: There’s nothing new about governors competing to bring jobs to their state, but rarely has it been this brazen. The Wall Street Journal reports that neighboring states, as well as some states as far flung