Mayor Michael Bloomberg has joined the Campaign to Fix the Debt as a national co-chair.
The group of business leaders is pushing for a comprehensive solution to the so-called fiscal cliff, which would reduce the nation's deficit by both raising taxes and cutting spending. It was founded by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, who previously recommended a specific plan that was mostly ignored by President Obama and Congress.(1)
Today, after a couple weeks' worth of unshakeable attacks from Democrats about his extraordinary off-shore tax sheltering, Mitt Romney made his most direct attempt to date to explain his system of personal investments, in an interview with National Review.(1)
After very publicly sandbagging the Obama campaign's initial attacks on Bain Capital, financier and former administration car czar Steven Rattner said this morning that he thinks the president has struck the right tone on the relevance of Mitt Romney's business experience.
Representing the “Alaskan point of view,” the galley/travel service/store/cultural center/host to visiting Alaskans occupied a 3,000-square-foot space on Mercer Street, between Prince and Spring. It opened with ceremony; Sarah Palin was supposed to attend the opening, a buffet lunch, but the Yukon River jumped its banks and she had to go back to Alaska. Todd Palin was sent in her place.