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The 2014 primary season has been expensive

Jun 19, 2014
Outside groups are pouring more money into races, earlier.
Posted In: campaign finance, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, republican primaries

Should the U.S. take in more refugees?

Jun 19, 2014
Why accepting more refugees could be a win-win investment for the U.S.
Posted In: syria, Iraq, refugees
Kevin McCarthy

What does the Majority Leader do? Brings in the cash

Jun 18, 2014
Job number #1 is to keep the majority. To do that, you need money. Lots of it.
Posted In: elections, Congress, campaign finance

San Francisco losing black residents, black businesses

Jun 18, 2014
A bookstore closes shop because so many African-Americans have left San Francisco.
Posted In: Youth Radio, San Francisco, African-Americans, gentrification, bookstore

Fed grapples with rising prices and slow growth

Jun 18, 2014
Questions on stimulus and interest rates are subject of Federal Reserve meeting.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, stimulus
Energy Costs Are Up

Why the Fed sees inflation differently than you

Jun 17, 2014
The latest Consumer Price Index indicates inflation is up.

Drought in the Midwest gives cattle farmers an edge

Jun 17, 2014
The Midwest drought helped Ken Lenox's cattle farming business increase profit.
Posted In: cattle, missouri, farmers, drought

How the U.S. pays for its involvement in Iraq

Jun 17, 2014
What does the defense budget already have covered?
Posted In: Iraq war, defense department, navy
Greenpeace

A rogue Greenpeace trader wreaks havoc

Jun 16, 2014
He made $5.2 million worth of bad bets.
Posted In: greenpeace, traders
Workforce housing-- also called a "man camp"-- in Williston, ND

A mall in the middle of (what used to be) nowhere

Jun 16, 2014
Williston, North Dakota, is in the middle of an oil boom, but it doesn't have many stores or restaurants for a growing population.
Posted In: North Dakota, development, Black Gold Boom, Malls

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