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“Hero” Gets Bounced Around Too Often

Donna Wiesner Keene, Summers while in college, I worked 80 hours a week trying to make President’s Club in sales. On my eighteenth birthday, I did it and rode my bike home on top of the world feeling like a hero — a feeling of elation the next forty years have never matched. The word

Construction worker shortage weighs on hot U.S. housing market

The drumbeat of hammers echoes most mornings through suburban Denver, where Jay Small, the owner of company that frames houses, is building about 1,300 new homes this year. That’s more than triple what he built a few years ago, when “you couldn’t buy a job” in the residential construction industry, he said. Now, builders can’t

A look at the candidates for House leadership

 House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat this week in a primary election in Virginia has ignited a race among lawmakers who’d like to have his GOP leadership job. And Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s decision to try to move up to majority leader from his current job as whip has created another contest. Votes are scheduled for