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National

The blue-collar presidency

President Trump is on his way to Pennsylvania, one of many states where this Administration’s blue-collar, middle-class agenda is making a difference. Before China and the World Health Organization allowed Coronavirus to spread across the globe—a fact Democrats and liberal media outlets continue to ignore for partisan political reasons—America was in the midst of a

Opinion

Opinion: Balancing the Budget Is Not on Either Party’s Immediate Agenda

Remember when President Clinton worked with the Republican-led House to balance the federal budget? That was more than 20 years ago. Where is such bipartisanship today? Actually, there is bipartisanship on the budget. It has just been flipped on its head. Democrats and Republicans are as uninterested in balancing the budget as they are committed

Business

US retail sales grow for 5th month in a row

Retail sales rose strongly in September, the fifth straight month of growth, as Americans spent more on clothing, cars and sporting goods. U.S. retail sales jumped 1.9% last month, the U.S. Commerce Department said Friday. That’s more than double what was economists were expected. And it’s up from the 0.6% increase in August. “Americans raced

State

Arizona Leads Nation In Homeownership Growth

Arizona is adding homeowners faster than any state in the nation, a sign of continued growing economic momentum in the state. The state’s quarter-over-quarter homeowner rate change increased by 7.7 percentage points in Q2 2020, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the best in the nation. “The American dream of owning a home

State

Arizona Leads West In Income Growth

Arizona’s median household income rose by 15.2% over the latest three-year recording period, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. That was the highest growth among western and mountain states, and higher than Texas and Florida. The Census data, which compares income growth averaged between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019, indicates that the median household