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Obama deficit deal would slash USPS spending

Sep 20, 2011
One big cut in President Obama's big deficit reduction plan would include streamlining the Postal Service. But that kind of legislation might not be so easy to pass these days.

President Obama announces $3 trillion deficit plan

Sep 19, 2011
Obama called for $1.5 trillion in new taxes, mostly targeting the rich. We walk through the numbers behind the president's 10-year plan.

Will President Obama's deficit plan work?

Sep 19, 2011
President Obama will unveil a plan today that will cut another $3 trillion from the budget. He hopes to save money on the military and tax reform.

President Obama's plan to cut trillions more from deficit

Sep 19, 2011
The Congressional super committee was recently tasked with cutting $1.5 trillion of the federal budget. Now, President Obama will unveil his ideas for cutting even more money.

Obama's deficit plan: Politics or policy?

Sep 19, 2011
Republicans are already speaking out against President Obama's plan to cut another $3 trillion from the federal budget.

Super committee cuts, if successful, will span 10 years

Sep 16, 2011
The super committee tasked with cutting over a trillion dollars from the Federal budget may seem like it has an impossible task at hand, but $1.2 trillion is not much in the grand scheme of Washington spending.

Battle between Boeing and the NLRB heats up

Sep 15, 2011
A bill up for vote in the House today would allow companies to relocate plants, and the jobs at those plants, to states that are the most financially advantageous -- even if it means going against workers rights.

The difference between fiscal and monetary policy

Sep 14, 2011
A lot of suggestions are getting tossed around Washington on the best way to deal with the country's financial standstill. But what exactly is the difference between how Federal Reserve and Treasury can help?

Latino groups call off economic boycott in Arizona

Sep 12, 2011
Activists declare victory while acknowledging that the boycott on Arizona businesses also hurt some workers it was meant to help.
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Politics, not economics to blame for poor U.S. financial state

Sep 12, 2011
The banking crisis, housing bubble and other financial meltdowns have caused our economy to spiral downward. But Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan says it's the political acrimony now that's dragging down the economy.

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