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Republicans Pressured to 'Deliver'

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The old saying, "Be Careful What You Wish For," applies to politics. The Republicans in Washington wanted Senate control—and they got it. Indeed, the new Republican majority is coming under strong pressure to deliver economic relief to the voters who gave them even more power on Capitol Hill. According to national exit polls, almost eight in 10 midterm voters confessed to worrying about the economy's direction over the next year. Most have seen minimal growth in their paychecks, despite reported job-market gains. However, these so-called "gains" are based on flimsy Labor Department reports which focus on the quantity of jobs more than their quality. Just because more people are working doesn't mean they're making ends meet. Indeed, "under-employment" is just as important as unemployment. And being "unemployed" in the official sense doesn't always mean people are idle. For example, the self-employed are rarely counted by the government. And once people stop r

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