Posts tagged ‘Congress’

Santa’s 2014 Economic Naughty and Nice Lists



He’s making a list…because Santa’s a statistics wonk. He’s checking it twice…because Santa has more than enough time on his hands. He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice…because Santa is evidently an adjunct of the NSA. Santa Claus is comin’ to town…and again this year…

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A U.S. Government Shutdown and the Economy It Affects



If you need something from the Commerce Department or the Department of Labor this week, it’s probably best not to hold your breath. According to analysis from the New York Times, the government shutdown that is now a reality is keeping 87% of the Commerce Department’s staff furloughed at home…

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