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America's "economic miracle." But for everyone?

Feb 6, 2019
President Donald Trump claims uptick in jobs and wages for workers.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump enters a campaign event at the Berglund Center on Sept. 24, 2016 in Roanoke, Virginia. 
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What we pay for when we pay for a special investigation

May 12, 2017
Taxpayers foot the bill for congressional and special counsel investigations, but where does the money go?
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