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Spending $64 on US Gifts This Holiday Creates 200K Jobs

Spending $64 on US Gifts This Holiday Creates 200K Jobs

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In the 1960s, nine out of 10 holiday gifts that Americans bought were made in the U.S.  But these days, more than half of what Americans purchase for the holidays is made overseas.In fact, according to the U.S…

Defense Department Pushed to Buy ‘Made in America’ Military Uniforms

Defense Department Pushed to Buy ‘Made in America’ Military Uniforms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, wrote a letter to the Department of Defense requesting that it comply with a rule that requires military service members to wear clothes made in the U.S.”If it’s taxpayer dollars, it sho…

Lenovo to Start Making Computers and Tablets in the US

Lenovo to Start Making Computers and Tablets in the US

Lenovo(MORRISVILLE, N.C.) — While many PC companies have their headquarters in the U.S. — HP, Apple and Dell, for example — they build the computers overseas, primarily in China. Lenovo is going the other way, creating a PC production line in the U….

Obama Flubs His ‘Three Proud Words’

Obama Flubs His ‘Three Proud Words’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — After bashing Mitt Romney’s “bad math” tax plan, President Obama also had some trouble adding things up.It’s a standard part of the president’s stump speech to tout his…

‘Made in America’ Rocks with Jay-Z, Obama and More

‘Made in America’ Rocks with Jay-Z, Obama and More

PRNewsFoto/BET Networks(Philadelphia, Pa.) — “Made in America” concert goers are still buzzing about Jay-Z’s blow out set at his inaugural music festival Saturday night, in which special guests including Kanye West and Common brought…

NASA’s ‘Made in America’ Rover Reaches Mars

NASA’s ‘Made in America’ Rover Reaches Mars

NASA/JPL-Caltech(NEW YORK) — The safe landing on Mars Monday by Curiosity, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover, was a huge accomplishment for the space program but also for the U.S. companies that contributed to the mission.Indeed, the entire $…

Made in America: USOC, Sens. Announce Deal for Olympic Uniforms

Made in America: USOC, Sens. Announce Deal for Olympic Uniforms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The United States Olympic Committee and a group of Democratic U.S. Senators today announced a deal that requires U.S. Olympians’ opening and closing ceremony uniforms to be “Made in America” start…

‘Made In America’ Policies Hugely Popular, Survey Shows

‘Made In America’ Policies Hugely Popular, Survey Shows

Dynamic Graphics/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — While President Obama and Mitt Romney bicker over whose policies will send more jobs overseas, there is one side of the job creation coin that both candidates agree on: that the government should do its best t…

US Olympic Committee to Promise American Made Uniforms by 2014

US Olympic Committee to Promise American Made Uniforms by 2014

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two sources tell ABC News the U.S. Olympic Committee is planning to announce it will change its policy so that U.S. Olympic uniforms are made in the USA by the next Olympics, in 2014But nothing will be done about this year’s…

Lawmakers Want ‘Made in China’ US Olympic Uniforms Burned

Lawmakers Want ‘Made in China’ US Olympic Uniforms Burned

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Lawmakers were outraged Thursday after an ABC World News report revealed that the U.S. Olympic team’s opening ceremony outfits are made in China. Some suggested making a bonfire with the outfits, which include berets and bla…

Starbucks Sells Made in America Mugs to Create Jobs

Starbucks Sells Made in America Mugs to Create Jobs

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Starbucks’ line of American-made merchandise went on sale in stores across the country Tuesday. The Indivisible collection, which will be sold from June 12 to July 9, features made-in-America coffee, mugs and tum…

Made in America, Please? China Shells Out for US Exports

Made in America, Please? China Shells Out for US Exports

Dynamic Graphics/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In China, there is a hunger for all things American — and U.S. businesses, small and large, are taking note.According to the U.S.-China Business Council, the Chinese spent $104 billion in U.S. exports in the la…

Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America’ Music Festival

Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America’ Music Festival

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — On the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art made famous by Rocky, Jay-Z took the stage Monday and announced a two-day music festival that will take place over Labor Day weekend in the City of Brothe…

Builders Take Up US-Made Homes Pledge

Builders Take Up US-Made Homes Pledge

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The American-made home that Anders Lewendal set out to construct in October 2011 is complete — and has started quite a movement across the U.S.”We’re amazed.  We’ve had calls and emails and hundreds and hundred…

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