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Obama's comments on the new rules

[Bernanke] ()goes before Congress. What if our central bank acted scared?

Why do (some) rich people want to be heavily taxed when they die?

The Senate passes jobless benefits extension today (a formality after yesterday's vote)

Those Old Spice Ladies Man ads may be awesome, but that doesn't mean they're moving body wash.

Ohio restaurant chain wants to donate Lebron James jerseys to homeless shelters in Florida (his new home)