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Labor leader to Obama: Be aggressive on immigration

8/28/2014

  • Hill, The
  • Washington Times, The

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is urging President Obama to go "bold" on immigration, taking "affirmative action with workers to let them come out of the shadows." Trumka wants deportations of the a… Read More

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Aircraft sector drives up U.S. durable-goods orders, MAPI notes

8/27/2014

  • IndustryWeek

GE aircraft engines at Boeing assembly plant

U.S. orders for durable goods rose 22.6% to a record high in July, thanks to a 318% surge in orders for civilian aircraft and parts. MAPI Foundation economist Cliff Waldman warns that the backlog from… Read More