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How The Fiscal Cliff May Impact Hiring

Following the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) predictions of the imminent "fiscal cliff" that will send the U.S. economy into a recession after January 1, 2013, analysts are struggling to identity the true extent of the oncoming threat. While the CBO estimates that unemployment will increase to about 9 percent in the fallout from proposed "fiscal tightening" measures, Capital Economics suggested in a U.S. Employment Report published today that the effect on hiring may be more ...

Big Bets Aim To Jolt Heart Drug Sales Back To Life

Patent expiries mean annual sales of 15 different categories of heart drugs are set to fall by more than a quarter by 2017, from $83 billion in 2011 to $60 billion, according to consensus analyst forecasts compiled by Thomson Reuters Pharma.

Departing Ron Paul Flexes Movement's Muscle In Tampa

With a massive rally marking the end of his latest long-shot presidential bid, the Texas Republican demonstrated that his supporters will be making their presence known at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.

Krysten Ritter 'Nude' Scene Frames ‘Shocking Spike’ In Implied TV Nudity

A new study by the media watchdog group Parents Television Council found that instances of "full nudity" on television are up 407 percent this season. The study, released this week, looked at depictions of nudity that involved nude bodies obscured by pixilation or carefully placed objects, a la "Austin Powers."

Who Are The Wealthiest Members of Congress?

Republicans comprise a majority of The Hill's 2012 list of the 50 wealthiest congressional lawmakers. But, seven of the top 10 richest members of Congress are all Senate Democrats.

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