1. WOW!

    House Passes Jobs Bill

    Image #: 14939251    The U.S. Capitol building is seen in Washington, D.C. on August 2, 2011.  The Senate will vote on the debt ceiling bill this afternoon. The House pass the bill last night 269 to 161.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch /LANDOV

    Kevin Dietsch, UPI / Landov

    Stop the presses! By an overwhelming vote of 390–23, the House voted to pass a jobs bill on Thursday, one that would loosen up SEC restrictions on small businesses to help them grow, go public, and raise money. Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, as it’s called, has been given Obama’s blessing, and the Senate is working on complementary legislation. The act is actually a compendium of half a dozen bills, most of which have cleared the House with 400 votes. So this is what bipartisanship looks like.

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