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Legal sector gains 600 jobs in November

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting some modestly good news for November – the legal sector expanded by 600 jobs. Though BLS initially reported a net loss of 1,100 jobs for the preceding month of October, this new report… … Continue reading

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Effort to Repeal DOMA in Congress Gains Bipartisan Support

Early on Friday morning, it was announced that the legislative effort in Congress to repeal the discriminatory and unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now a bipartisan affair. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the first Republican cosponsor of the … Continue reading

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Slight Gains End a Short Trading Week (New York Times)

Wall Street ended a holiday-shortened week with a quiet advance yesterday as investors awaited the release of March employment figures. For the week, the major indexes showed gains each day and returned to positive territory for the year. Read more … Continue reading

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Initiative to Scrap Electoral College Gains Steam (Westport-News)

How strange is it that the worlds greatest democracy doesnt elect its leader by popular vote? Bizarre but true nonetheless. The American people dont decide who their leader is, the Electoral College does. And this is not a purely intellectual … Continue reading

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Office of Tax Policy Releases Capital Gains Data

The Treasury Departments Office of Tax Policy has released: Capital Gains and Taxes Paid on Capital Gains for Returns with Positive Net Capital Gains, 1954-2005 Long-Term Capital Gains and Taxes Paid on Long-Term Capital Gains, 1977-2005 Taxes Paid on Dividends… … Continue reading

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