Jan 23, 2015, 5:05 pm EST
Marco Rubio may be running for president.
The senator is gunning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and he’s already signed a top fundraiser to boost his efforts–American Crossroads finance director Anna Rogers will lead the charge.
Rogers’ role as the campaign’s finance director will kick off Feb. 1. A Rubio adviser said the senator and Rogers will begin their fundraising efforts in California next week. Read
Jan 21, 2015, 3:35 pm EST
Vice President Joe Biden has said that he may run for President in the 2016 elections.
Joe Biden revealed that he may run for President during an interview on Good Morning America. If he chooses to run, that could put him up against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. He said he has until summer to make up his mind, reports ABC News.
During the Good Morning America interview, Joe Biden said that his current focus is on helping the country. He said that he wants to get the middle class up and running and help President Barack Obama with his current plans, ABC News notes. Read
Jan 20, 2015, 1:12 pm EST
Don’t know when the State of the Union address is? No worries. InvestorPlace has you covered.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address for 2015 will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. The event will start at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Those looking to watch the State of the Union address can do so on the official White House website. The website will offer users an enhanced version of the speech that will include live data to explain what the President is talking about. Read
Jan 20, 2015, 1:07 pm EST
What can you expect to hear President Barack Obama talk about in the State of the Union 2015 address?
Obama will likely spend a portion of the State of the Union 2015 address talking about subjects that have already come up in America. This will likely include the improving job market in the country, the proposal for free community college, net neutrality and more.
The State of the Union 2015 address is expected to be the shortest one that Obama has given yet. Instead of announcing new policies or dropping any surprises, the President will likely focus on policies and programs that have already been announced, reports Politico. Read
Jan 20, 2015, 11:54 am EST
Despite the recent issues facing the energy stocks in the United States, the sector may be a surprise champion this year and next.
A slowing of drilling will help curtail rising supplies and ultimately push up prices. But the real winner to boost the beleaguered sector could come from some buddies high up on the food chain.
I’m talking about the U.S. government. Read
Jan 16, 2015, 3:35 pm EST
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has announce proposed increases for postage prices.
The possible USPS postage increases wouldn’t affect first-class Forever Stamps, which cost 49 cents. Instead the price increases would jump international letters up to $1.20 from $1.15 and sending postcards would increase to 35 cents from 34 cents. First class mail will cost an additional 22 cents for every ounce above one, which is a penny increase over the current price.
The proposed increase in postage prices by the USPS won’t affect Postal Service Shipping products and services. If approved by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), the new postage prices will go into effect on April 26, 2015. Read