Let’s not overreact, but let’s not underreact either.
A new CBO report warns that raising the federal minimum wage would reduce employment, around the country, by 500,000 jobs. Texas wouldn't see the worst of that.
Can I vote “present?” It was hard to score. One of the factors in a presidential debate is gaffes. There were none. Another is body language. (Remember Al Gore’s eye-rolling performance in the first debate of 2000.) Both candidates maintained their discipline, McCain moreso than Obama, who was too visibly eager to start his rebuttals. […]