Reading the Jobs Report Card

This was to be the morning when we received the bill for last month’s government shutdown shenanigans.

| By Richard C. Longworth

Looking at Gift Horses

More than any other country, the United States looks to philanthropists and their giving to fill the gaps – cultural, social, civic, educational – left unattended by either the market or the government.

| By Dina Smeltz

Prime Minister Maliki Goes to Washington

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met with President Obama today in Washington, reportedly to request assistance in the form of advanced military aircraft  to counter the reactivated insurgency in Iraq.