Monday Dec 9
The Huffington Post
S&P 500 Closes At Record High Despite Quiet Day On Wall Street
U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record high, as traders awaited more clues from the Federal Reserve on whether the U.S. central bank would soon begin winding down its economic stimulus.
TX-31: Phone Bank for Louie Minor -Democratic Challenger to Rep. Carter- Cedar Park, TX on Dec 9th
Texas's 31st Congressional District may be a deep red district with a PVI of R+12, but that isn't stopping the first phone bank event for the campaign of Democratic Challenger Louie Minor.
Advocacy groups issue 'F' grades to Cruz, Cornyn
A coalition of advocacy groups including the Texas chapter of the powerful National Education Association issued failing grades Friday to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, saying they haven't defended public schools or reformed a flawed federal immigration system.
Boehner: Amnesty After GOP Primary Filing Deadlines
John Boehner plans to push amnesty legislation through the House, after the primary filing deadline for candidates.
The China Post
Siew says trade visit to New York 'meaningful'
Former Vice President Vincent Siew, who is heading a Taiwanese business delegation on a visit to the United States, called his two-day stay in New York "very meaningful."