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Where Elizabeth Warren stands on economic issues

Dec 31, 2018
"America's middle class is under attack," the Massachusetts senator says in Monday's presidential announcement.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses the media outside of her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after announcing she formed an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential run on Monday.
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For many millennials, socialism isn't the "dirty word" it once was

May 17, 2018
Across race and ethnicity, they favor a strong government to handle economic issues.
Thousands of people gather to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during a presidential campaign rally at the Prince William County Fairground back in 2015 in Manassas, Virginia.    
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African-Americans, women and millennials have more economic anxiety than the rest of the country

Mar 7, 2018
Whether your economic anxiety has increased or decreased in the last year depends on who you are, according to the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
Pedestrians walk by a building advertising available retail space on Lexington Avenue on February 8, 2018 in New York. 
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Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweek

Jan 22, 2018
The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government is reopened.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) leaves the Senate floor and walks to his office on Capitol Hill, January 21, 2018 in Washington, D.C. 
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What's on the Republican economic agenda in the coming year?

Jan 17, 2018
One economist argues immigration reform is essential to kick-starting productivity.
President Trump shakes hands with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he meets with Republican congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room at the White House.
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What's on the Democratic agenda in the upcoming year?

Jan 16, 2018
Let's look at one of their major focuses for 2018.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon.
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Democratic leaders try to formulate a sound economic message

Jun 22, 2017
Democrats are having a hard time crafting an economic message that gets through to voters. They lost two special congressional elections earlier this week. Some Democrats say being the anti-Trump party is a weak platform on which to take a stand and reach Americans who feel their concerns and needs are not being met. What […]

Why are people rich?

May 2, 2017
The answer depends on what political party you belong to.
Money, money, money. Is hard work enough to get rich?
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